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Medicines Control Agency must be more open

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7381.119/a (Published 18 January 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:119
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. London

    The UK Medicines Control Agency needs to communicate better with the public about the safety of medicines and to become more transparent about the way it operates, says an independent review.

    In its report, the National Audit Office has praised the agency for tackling financial pressures, human resources, and technology issues in a changing marketplace. The agency has seen a sharp downturn in the number of applications for …

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