Problems of students must not be ignored

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7019.1571a (Published 09 December 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:1571
  1. Graham Curtis Jenkins
  1. Director Counselling in Primary Care Trust, High Street, Staines TW18 4DG

    EDITOR,--K G M M Alberti's editorial draws a depressing picture of the current situation with regard to ethics committees,1 and the three accompanying short papers paint a familiar picture instantly recognisable by all trying to carry out research in the NHS.2 3 4 Problems that Alberti does not mention include research projects labelled as reviews to avoid the need for referral to, scrutiny by, and approval of ethics committees. Clinicians and others, bound by their NHS contracts, …

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