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Threat of litigation does not put doctors off innovating, says BMA

The threat of potential legal action from patients does not put doctors off prescribing innovative new treatments, according to the British Medical Association (BMA). 30 Jul 2014

Data protection reforms should enable 'one time' patient consent to use of their data in medical research, says health body

New EU data protection laws should not force medical researchers to seek consent from patients each time they wish to use their data or tissue samples in a new research project, the European Society of Medical Oncologists (ESMO) has said. 29 Jul 2014

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