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Letters Patient information on drugs

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

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (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

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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