Tuesday, 27 March 2018

Patients not told about doctors' big pharma conflicts of interest - new study

Patients not told about doctors' big pharma conflicts of interest - new study
Hospitals are failing to inform patients when doctors responsible for choosing their drugs have received thousands of pounds from pharmaceutical companies, a new study reveals.

A survey in the British Medical Journal shows just six per cent of NHS trusts publish their register of gifts and hospitality online and that the majority make it practically impossible for patients to determine if there is a conflict of interest.  The Telegraph

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