“Drug companies can hide information about their drugs from doctors and patients, perfectly legally, with the help of regulators. We need proper legislation.
This week, Daily Telegraph readers have been astonished byrevelations about the incompetent regulation of implantable medical devices. This paper has clearly demonstrated that patients are put at risk, because of flawed and absent legislation. But many of these issues apply even more widely, to the regulation of all medicines, and at the core is a scandal that has been shamefully ignored by politicians.