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Patients needing diagnostic imaging on the NHS should receive better, more efficient access after being referred by their GP, according to new guidance launched this week.
The new recommendations, published by the Royal College of General Practitioners, the Royal College of Radiologists and the Society and College of Radiographers, have outlined improvements for patients by ensuring that timely and appropriate medical imaging services such as scans are provided to them and their referring doctors.
The Economic Environment for Clinical Research & Development in the UK
Key findings of report by Europe Economics, funded by Novartis
- The cost of undertaking clinical trials in the UK is significantly higher compared to other European countries.
- Participation in clinical trials has a positive effect on patients, clinicians and access to up to date treatments.
- The scope for completing clinical trials within the NHS and in the UK in general is under exploited.
- Industry, NHS, academia, regulators and Government need to work together to create a more attractive environment for clinical trials in the UK.