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Guardian: Reform of system for approving NHS drugs taking too long, say MPs

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by Firestormm, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. Firestormm

    Firestormm Guest

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    Interesting and perhaps relevant given Ampligen (and perhaps Rituximab) possibilities as expensive drugs and it also includes calls for full data from drug companies regarding esp. clinical trials:

    Guardian 16th January 2013: http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2013/jan/16/reform-system-approving-nhs-drugs

    This latter aspect - the call for detailed publication of all drug trials (and not simply those that support the drug) - is something that Bed Goldacre was trying to encourage (amongst others). It's something that the Government are keen to see happen too now I believe.
     
  2. PhoenixDown

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    No no no, making people post the full data is "harassment" according to Esther Crawley.
     

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