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Bringing libel reform to Scotland
The Defamation Act 2013 must be extended to Scotland. Can you join us in Edinburgh on Thursday 17th July at 5 pm?
Help secure new EU clinical trial regulation
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Why the data on all drug trials must be released
This is an article published by the Guardian on 17th September. You can read the full piece here. Results of thousands of clinical trials remain unreported – leading to bad treatment decisions and duplicated research effort.Patients and researchers…
European Court is on the wrong side on patient safety
This is an article for the PLOS Medicine Community Blog and you can read the full piece here. The European General Court has issued an injunction to prevent the European medicines regulator from releasing information from clinical trials conducted by…