Observational research

CPRD offers high quality longitudinal data on 50 million patients with over 20 years of follow-up for 25% of patients and world-leading research services to facilitate your public health research needs. 

Commissioned research 

CPRD's epidemiological and statistical experts can offer a range of services including:

  • Feasibility studies
  • Aggregated data to support regulatory submissions 
  • Validation questionnaires 
  • Research studies  

Provision of data 

Access to anonymised patient data for public health research can be provided for researchers against specific study specifications, following protocol approval.

CPRD can also provide data linkages to a range of health-related datasets. 

Find out more

To find out more about CPRD data and data linkage visit our Data page or contact enquiries@cprd.com

You can also view examples of studies using CPRD data and the bibliography of more than 2,500 peer-reviewed publications using CPRD data. 

Read about our interventional research services 

[Page last reviewed 5 May 2020]