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Optimum Patient Care Research Database (OPCRD) logo

Optimum Patient Care Research Database provides de-identified data from over 1000 general practices across the UK and over 22 million de-identified patients.

Discover our Key Features

OPCRD is designed to facilitate real-world data collection, observational and pragmatic research. OPCRD’s key features include:

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Electronic health records

De-identified electronic health records for over 22 million patients.

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Geographical coverage

Approximately 24% of the UK's population.

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Patient questionnaires

Patient questionnaires and outcomes data linked to EHR for over 68,000 patients.

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Data Collection

Compatible with the UK’s major GP clinical systems.

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OPC Network

OPC Network of over 1000 practices.

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Secondary data sources

Linkage to secondary care data sources including HES.

Our numbers

We hold one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of de-identified patient data in the UK

22,000,000 +

68,000 +

4,000 +


Electronic health records

Patient reported outcomes

Clinical reviews

Research publications

Our services

We have a range of services to facilitate your research needs, from protocol development to publication and dissemination.

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