Christmas and New Year office closure dates
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:
Latest linked datasets
The latest set of linkage data is now available for use in research studies. The set (set 20) contains an update of priority linkages to support COVID-19 research along with the first tranche of CPRD linked Second Generation Surveillance System (SGSS) COVID-19 positive virology test data up to end July 2020.
University of Oxford fertility treatment outcomes study
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).
Linked datasets update
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.
Patient safety and prescribing reports for GPs
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).
Latest data from CPRD
The latest versions of the CPRD GOLD and CPRD Aurum databases and COVID-19 feasibility counts are now available.
New synthetic datasets to assist COVID-19 and cardiovascular research
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.
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.
COVID-19 contingency response
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
Extraction of test and measurement data in CPRD Aurum
CPRD has recently reviewed the processing demands of using the EXTRACT online tool to extract test events and/or measurement data.