6 October 2020

CPRD is facilitating the study of the Prolonged Effects of Assisted reproductive technologies on the health of women and their children: a Record Linkage study for England (PEARL). Read more

5 October 2020

The next set of linkage data (set 19) for use in research studies is being made available as a phased release, with priority linkages being expedited to support COVID-19 research at this time. Read more

1 October 2020

New NHS England guidance for medication review in primary care recommends patient safety and prescribing reports developed by CPRD and the Royal College of GPs (RCGP). Read more

16 September 2020

The latest versions of the CPRD GOLD and CPRD Aurum databases and COVID-19 feasibility counts are now available. Read more

3 August 2020

CPRD has generated high-fidelity synthetic datasets using a synthetic data generation and evaluation framework that was developed under a grant from the Regulators’ Pioneer Fund launched by The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and managed by Innovate UK. Read more

22 April 2020

The latest set of linkage data (set 18) is now available for use in research studies. There has been an increase in the coverage periods for many of the linked data sources. Read more

1 April 2020

CPRD is open for business as usual during this period and our staff are working to ensure we continue to provide the services you need in the current environment. We recognise the need for enabling essential COVID-19 research that could impact public health policy and have put in place measures to facilitate this. Read more

28 January 2020

CPRD has recently reviewed the processing demands of using the EXTRACT online tool to extract test events and/or measurement data. Read more

13 January 2020

In response to a recent review of CPRD’s policy on approved protocols for studies using CPRD data, we will be introducing a 4-year lifespan on all protocols following approval by the Independent Scientific Advisory Committee (ISAC). Read more

6 December 2019

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