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28th January 2018, London – A pledge by British MPs to get tough on UK universities that fail to publish the results of clinical trials is a welcome move that may finally lead to more action from these institutions, according to Transparency International Health Initiative (TI Health). In response to new data from TranspariMED, which...
28th November 2018, London – A new media investigation has found unsafe medical devices being used on patients in the UK highlighting both the urgent need for transparency around medical device development, as well as greater awareness of the potentially dire consequences when transparency is lacking. The investigation found that due to a lax system of...
30th October 2018, London – UK Parliamentarians’ call for government to set up a national monitoring system and impose sanctions on institutions that fail to report the results of clinical trials must not be ignored and should mark a turning point in opening the results of these trials, warn the Transparency International Health Initiative and TranspariMED. A...
17th September 2018, London – Transparency International is deeply concerned by an admission by NHS England (NHSE) that almost all NHS Trusts have failed to publish the interests of decision-making staff at least once per year. A recent survey by NHSE found only 5 per cent of acute trusts and 20 per cent of community...
14th September 2018, London – Transparency International is deeply concerned by new data that shows thousands of clinical trials in Europe are failing to publish their results in an effective and timely manner. The research, conducted by researchers at Oxford University and published in the British Medical Journal, found that almost half of all European-registered...
By Sarah Steingrüber In early July 2018, the new Italian government proposed a bill to adopt a so-called “Sunshine Act” in order to “[fight] corruption in the health system and maximise transparency in the relationships between companies […] and healthcare providers”. This piece of legislation calls for disclosure of all transfers of value over €10...