Edge at Cambridge University Hospitals

Since 2017 Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) have been using Edge, a Local Portfolio Management System (LPMS), to capture clinical trials data and support the delivery and maintenance of research at CUH.

If you work on studies adopted to the NIHR Portfolio, it is a mandatory requirement to upload patient recruitment data to Edge.


  • LPMS / Edge data now feeds and flows directly to the Central Portfolio Management System (CPMS)
  • Edge covers Portfolio study recruitment only

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Edge training

You need to receive Edge training if:

  • You work on NIHR Portfolio studies
  • You are or will be responsible for uploading recruitment for CUH into Edge

The following date is available:

27 November 09:30-11:00

If you need further information, please email CUHedge@addenbrookes.nhs.uk.

Edge seminar updates

Please note these seminars are temporarily suspended. If you would like to be informed of dates once confirmed please email CUHedge@addenbrookes.nhs.uk.

These informal seminars are run by the Research & Development department and last no more than an hour, and cover:

  • Short introduction to the changes
  • Video Presentation
  • Key FACTS: What you need to know
  • Q&A Session
  • Details of how to book further Edge Training

All research staff must attend one of these drop-in sessions, if they haven’t already done so. Sessions will run on the hours and dates below and apply to all research staff. This page is regularly updated as new drop-in sessions are scheduled.

If you have any questions or would like to find out more please email CUHedge@addenbrookes.nhs.uk.

Edge learning resources

What is research activity data? (5:58 mins)

Watch the short video below to find out about changes to the way the CRN captures research activity data through LPMS/CPMS (4:08 mins)


Useful links and additional information

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