News

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

24 January 2019

CPRD will be at the DIA Europe meeting in Vienna, 5-7 February 2019. Visit us at booth A31 to find out more about using CPRD services for your research and meet members of our interventional research team. CPRD Director Dr Janet Valentine will be speaking at the following sessions: Read more

21 December 2018

We have improved our data provision services to better meet customer needs. We’ve recently carried out a review of CPRD’s pricing model, to ensure that our public health research services are sustainable for the future. Read more

14 December 2018

CPRD Enquiries and the CPRD office will be operating a reduced service during Christmas and New Year and and will be closed for holidays on the following dates: Read more