CRIS News & Events

Upcoming CRIS Events


CRIS Drop In  

If you are using CRIS for a research study and would value advice and support, or simply want to find out more about CRIS and the study support we offer, then come along to the BRC Nucleus on the first Tuesday of each month 1-2pm.


Monthly Seminar Series at the BRC Nucleus:



Dates of the upcoming Seminars: 

Mar 8th, Apr 12th, May 10th, June 14th,

July 12th, Aug 9th, Sept 13th, Oct 11th, Nov 8th & Dec 13th


All Seminars are held at the BRC Nucleus 10am till 11.30am






To find out more about some of the work underway using CRIS, read our blog:

CRIS blog: Investigating the impact of antipsychotic medications used to treat people with serious mental illness - Richard Hayes

Richard Hayes is a Senior Lecturer at Kings College London's Department of Psychological Medicine. He leads a team of researchers who use the Clinical Record Interactive Search (CRIS) database to investigate the impact of medications used in mental health care on people's mental and physical health, particularly focusing on antipsychotics prescribed to people with serious mental illness

CRIS blog: Serious Mental Illness and Pregnancy – Clare Taylor

Clare Taylor is a Research Worker at King’s College London’s department of Health Services & Population Research, and a member of the Psychological Medicine Clinical Academic Group.  She is part of a team researching the risks and benefits of psychotropic drugs in pregnancy through analyses of data from the Case Register Interactive Search (CRIS) system.

CRIS blog: Eight years on – Professor Rob Stewart

The Clinical Record Interactive Search – CRIS – system is a unique mental health care database developed by the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC).  Anonymised information from electronic patient records provides researchers with a unique set of data to use for research. A recent paper published in the journal BMJ Open summarises the lessons learned and progress made with CRIS since it was set up in 2008.  Lead author Professor Robert Stewart tells us here about the CRIS research journey


CRIS Training


Please contact the cris administrator for details of upcoming training events