Individual Study / CPRD

Clincal Practice Research Datalink

Clincal Practice Research Datalink

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For more than 30 years, research using CPRD data and services has informed clinical guidance and best practice, resulting in over 2,700 peer-reviewed publications investigating drug safety, use of medicines, effectiveness of health policy, health care delivery and disease risk factors.
Start Year
2000
Funding
Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), as part of the Department of Health and Social Care.
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Investigators Contacts
  • Director Janet Valentine
    Clincal Practice Research Datalink

Design

Study design
Patients' cohort
Follow Up
At least 20 years of follow-up for 25% of the patients

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
60,000,000
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Aged over 40 years

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://www.cprd.com/