New helpline will advise those who blow whistle on research fraudBMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39213.427454.DB (Published 17 May 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:1023
- Bryan Christie
A confidential helpline has been established in the United Kingdom to offer advice and guidance to whistleblowers who think they may have uncovered cases of misconduct in medical research.
It will also be a source of expert advice to universities, the NHS, and private companies in helping them respond effectively to allegations of research misconduct.
The helpline, which was set up by the UK Panel for Research Integrity in Health and Biomedical Sciences and will be staffed by the Research Integrity Office, was …