No more freebies

March 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/31/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 7, p709
Academic Journal
The article reports that the Royal College of Physicians of London, England has joined group that demands an end to the tradition of doctors receiving freebies from the pharmaceutical industry. The call is among the solutions suggested in the College working group report "Innovating for health: Patients, physicians, the pharmaceutical industry and the NHS." The report also demands new measures for the different prescription drugs and a more principled approach by doctors in accepting freebies.


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