News

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


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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.

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Revised policy on lifespan of approved protocols

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).

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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:

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Meet our GP engagement team

Visit our GP engagement team at an event this autumn for information about the benefits of joining CPRD.

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Meet us at ICPE

We’ll be at the 35th International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic Risk Management (ICPE) in Philadelphia from 26 to 28 August 2019.

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Funding opportunity

Coeliac UK and Crohn’s and Colitis UK have launched a joint call for research using CPRD Aurum.

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CPRD user group at ICPE

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

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See us at SAPC

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

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CPRD studies

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.

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