Insurance against injury in clinical trials

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6932.855b (Published 26 March 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:855
  1. P I Reed
  1. Wexam Park Hospital, Slough SL2 4HL.

    Urgent action needed but ...

    Editor,--I support the views expressed by Anne Ferguson1 and wish to enlarge on them. The East Berkshire Research Ethics Committee sought legal advice on the question of seeking indemnity, not only for the health authority which appoints us but also for the trust, when a locally generated study is to take place. This advice concurred with our view that an indemnity in the format …

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