News

4 July 2019

This year’s CPRD summer user group meeting will take place in Philadelphia on Saturday 24 August, before ICPE’s conference exhibition programme. Read more

28 June 2019

We’ll be at the 48th annual scientific meeting of the Society for Academic Primary Care in Exeter, from 3 to 5 July. Read more

25 June 2019

This month the following paper has been published, setting out the work to develop a new algorithm that generated a Pregnancy Register comprising 5.8 million pregnancies among 2.4 million women in the UK. Read more

22 May 2019

The latest set of linkage data (set 17) is now available for use in research studies. Read more

14 May 2019

We’ll be at ISPOR 2019 in New Orleans from 20 to 22 May. Come and meet CPRD at booth 914 for the latest news about our services and data. Read more

29 April 2019

In March 2019, the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) announced a call to fund research projects for 'data-enabled trials'. CPRD is keen to support applications for NIHR funding and is seeking expressions of interest from researchers. Read more 

8 April 2019

Clear information on the date of death is important for censoring in observational epidemiology, especially for analyses of mortality and for studies assessing events at the end of life. Read more

29 March 2019

This month, a paper giving an overview of the CPRD Aurum database has been published in the International Journal of Epidemiology. Read more

13 February 2019

A cluster randomised trial aiming to reduce unnecessary antibiotic prescribing, led by King’s College London and supported by CPRD, has published its results. The year-long trial took place between 2016-17 and focused on antibiotic prescribing for respiratory tract infection (RTI) patients. Read more

8 February 2019

The NHS in England, Scotland and Wales along with Health and Social Care Northern Ireland, NHS Digital, Genomics England, Health Data Research UK, Public Health England and Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) announced today that they will create a non-profit association to accelerate progress in medicine and health. Read more