Mike Tawse: The Health-Care Survivor

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NHS Care.Data Information Scheme ‘Mishandled’

The chair of the panel set up to advise the NHS and ministers on the governance of patient information has told the BBC the Care.data programme was mishandled. Under the scheme, GP records in England will be put on a database and combined with other data to improve care. Dame Fiona Caldicott, chairwoman of the Independent Information Governance Oversight Panel (IIGOP), told the BBC that "there was too much hurry". She said the public information campaigns were not clear enough. She also Read More

You’ll Never See Prescription Drugs The Same After This!

Gwen Olson discusses her experience in the business and includes a powerful example of when she realized it wasn't just a sales job anymore. This tragic story exemplifies how she had the power to affect people's health and lives. Gwen Olsen spent fifteen years as a pharmaceutical sales rep. She enjoyed a successful, fast-paced career until several consciousness-altering experiences began awakening her to the dangers lurking in every American medicine cabinet. Her most poignant lessons, however, Read More

UK Drug Company Glaxo ‘Paid Bribes To Polish Doctors’

UK drug company GlaxoSmithKline is facing a criminal investigation in Poland for allegedly bribing doctors, BBC Panorama has discovered. Eleven doctors and a GSK regional manager have been charged over alleged corruption between 2010 and 2012. A former sales rep said doctors were paid to promote GSK's asthma drug Seretide. The company said one employee had been disciplined and it was co-operating with investigations. If the allegations are proved, GSK may have violated both the UK Bribery Read More