Institution identification


Institution ID


Institution full name and acronym

Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD)

Institution countries

United Kingdom

Type of institution

Laboratory/Research/Testing facility

Institution website

ENCePP partner

Institution description
The Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD - formerly GPRD) is the English NHS observational data and interventional research service,jointly funded by the NHS National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). CPRD services are designed to maximise the way anonymised NHS clinical data can be linked to enable many types of observational research and deliver research outputs that are beneficial to improving and safeguarding public health.CPRD is considered by many as the GOLD standard and its usage has resulted in over 1,500 clinical reviews and papers. The team at CPRD provides value-added services to the General Practitioners who contribute to the database and to the researchers who want to make use of this unique public health research tool.
Institution details
Experience with collecting data directly from individual patients or respondents:
Interest in carrying out research that is funded by pharmaceutical companies: