UK government changes yellow card schemeBMJ 2000; 321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7262.658/c (Published 16 September 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:658
- Jenny Blythe
The UK Medicines Control Agency has announced changes to the yellow card scheme, through which doctors report suspected adverse drug reactions.
The yellow cards will no longer require a patient's personal details, such as name and address and date of birth. Instead, only the patient's initials and age at time of reaction will be requested, along with a local reference code. This reference code can be either a hospital …