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Information on drug efficacy must be given

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: (Published 20 September 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:697
  1. John Warden, parliamentary correspondent
  1. BMJ

Drug companies were warned this week that they will have to be more forthcoming about the efficacy of the drugs they supply to the NHS in Britain. The health secretary, Frank Dobson, said that in future the NHS will be looking for further and better particulars about the effectiveness of drugs.

He added: “The drug companies will have …

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