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What does CPRD stand for?


Clinical Practice Research Datalink is government research service providing anonymised healthcare records for public health research to improve drug safety, best practice and clinical guidelines

The data is currently provided by more than 1,100 GP practices but NHS England is encouraging more to sign-up.
GPs who register to provide anonmised data get in return regular free Royal College of GPs /CPRD quality improvement reports. These bespoke practice and patent level drug safety reports enable case finding and benchmarking for a range of indicators. 

Local GP practices can take part via: https://www.cprd.com/joiningform/contribute/default.aspx?utm_source=Local+Healthwatch+newsletter&utm_campaign=999d41990d-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_07_17_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f7b9fd266c-999d41990d-197392345&mc_cid=999d41990d&mc_eid=f3bc0598b3


What is Healthwatch Darlington?

Healthwatch Darlington is the independent champion for people using local health and social care services in the Darlington borough. We listen to what people like about services and what could be improved. We share their views with those with the power to make change happen. People can also speak to us to find information about health and social care services available locally. 

Our sole purpose is to help make care better for people.

Contact Details

By Phone:
01325 380145 (Landline)
07525237723 (Textphone)

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