Optimum Patient Care Research Database

The Optimum Patient Care Research Database (OPCRD) is a real-world, longitudinal research database, to provide anonymised data for research purposes. It currently holds de-identified data for over 15 million patients and is a high-quality data source used regularly in clinical, epidemiological, and pharmaceutical research.

OPCRD has been purposefully designed to facilitate real-world data collection and address the growing demand for observational and pragmatic medical research.


De-identified electronic medical records 


Practice network facilitating enhanced data quality and research


Linked patient reported outcomes 


Compatibility with all primary care clinical systems in the UK