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Central Clinical Research Database (CCRD)


Central Clinical Research Database (CCRD) is a comprehensive clinical research database system for the compilation, organization and the assessment of clinical trials data and information. In regardless of the source and phase of development. CCRD provides a secured and reliable common research platform to all researchers within the cluster.


This common Oracle server platform enables integration between relational databases and can act as a collaboration gateway between NHG and other external agencies. This system also enables data sharing among the researchers. With the use of the vendor software called Clintrial that provides a platform for designing electronic data entry forms and data validation. Research databases can then be better maintained centrally and managed more efficiently.


How can CCRD help you in your research?

CCRD is intended for the collection of clinical data to meet requirements for conducting clinical trials. CCRD is also designed to study and evaluate these data and information that are collected.

Before submitting your request please view this document for CCRD terms of use.


For New Users

Application Procedure:

Step 1: Please contact the CCRD help personnel listed below for a preliminary discussion regarding your needs.

Step 2: Complete the CCRD Application Form for New Request. (Form available here)

Step 3: Submit the completed form to NHG Research & Development Office (RDO). You may also forward the completed form to the CCRD help personnel listed below.

Step 4: You will be informed by our CCRD IT personnel of the estimated cost if there's one. At the moment, there is no charge for NHG staff to use CCRD.

Step 5: If agreeable, your application will be forwarded for approval.

Step 6: You will be notified of the outcome of your application and subsequent development of your project.

Step 7: User(s) accessing your project must complete the CCRD ID Application Form. (Form available here)


For Existing Users:

  • For change requests, kindly contact the CCRD help personnel listed below.
  • For adding new users to study please complete the CCRD ID Application Form. (Form available here) and forward to CCRD IT personnel listed below.
  • For removing users who no longer can access the study database please complete the ID Termination Form (Form available here) and forward to CCRD IT personnel listed below.
  • For reactivating an inactive study, kindly contact the CCRD help personnel listed below and complete the CCRD Reactivate Request form.doc (Form available here)

How to access CCRD?

At present CCRD can only be assessed via the NHG Intranet. For external access, special setup arrangement needs to be made. Please contact the CCRD help personnel listed below for further information.


You may access the NHG CCRD Intranet Homepage here. (You need to have access to NHG Intranet for this link to work.)

The CCRD Clintrial client software application can also be installed onto your workstation to better assess CCRD. Users using this method will have access to CCRD via the Clintrial icons on their workstations. Please contact the CCRD help personnel listed below or NHG IT helpdesk.


Contact information:

Mr Yeo Kian Wah

Mr Tan Kee Peck 

NHG Research & Development Office (RDO)
Email: researchonline@nhg.com.sg

Telephone: 6496 6979 (Office Hours only)


*Please remember to state your Name, Inst/Dept and CCRD Database/Project Title so that we can better assist you.