The British Journal of Psychiatry: are competing interests of authors sufficiently transparent?

The current edition of the British Journal of Psychiatry, May 2018, contains academic papers on depressive disorders. In this post I will share some of the declarations of interest linked … Continue reading The British Journal of Psychiatry: are competing interests of authors sufficiently transparent?

Transparency in drug company payments to doctors

In a BMJ “briefing” Rebecca Coombes sums up the new UK system for public disclosure of payments from drug companies to doctors Published the 2nd January 2015 in The BMJ, … Continue reading Transparency in drug company payments to doctors

Freedom of Information Requests

Freedom of Information Requests have been made to all 14 NHS Boards in Scotland. The requests asks for Register of payments from pharmaceutical companies to NHS staff. Requests are currently … Continue reading Freedom of Information Requests