Letters Patient information on drugs

New European legislation on drug information for patients is far from masterpiece

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d4929 (Published 02 August 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d4929
  1. Teresa I Leonardo Alves, coordinator1
  1. 1Health Action International Europe, Overtoom 60 II, 1054 HK Amsterdam, Netherlands
  1. teresa@haiweb.org

The draft European legislation on patient information on prescribed drugs enthusiastically received by Shaw is far from being a masterpiece.1 It does little to meet the real needs of patients and consumers across the European Union but goes a long way to soothe the …

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