Healthcare professionals received £40m from drug companies last year

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f2201 (Published 8 April 2013)
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  1. Gareth Iacobucci
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Drug companies paid around £40m (€47m; $61m) to doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals in the United Kingdom in 2012 in honorariums and other fees, according to estimates from the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI).

The disclosure came as the pharmaceutical industry began publishing aggregate totals of payments made to doctors and other healthcare professionals as part of a …

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