Government announce opt-out system for organ donation | 5 August 2018  | Andrew Webster

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‘The new ‘opt-out’ system is expected to come into effect in England in spring 2020, and could lead to hundreds more people receiving life-saving transplants every year. 

The change will mean that people will be presumed to consent to donating their organs unless they register their decision to opt-out on the NHS organ donation register.’… Read More Government announce opt-out system for organ donation | 5 August 2018  | Andrew Webster

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Why Patient Organizations Are No Summer Fling For Pharma By Adam Chapman |  8 August 2018

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‘A patient expert’s contribution may not always be considered but letting them know the reasons why is essential to maintaining a healthy and transparent relationship, adds Foote.’… Read More Why Patient Organizations Are No Summer Fling For Pharma By Adam Chapman |  8 August 2018

STAT: Morning Rounds | Sponsored by Paraxel |  14 August 2018

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