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Clinical trials

Inquiry status: Government response published 18 November 2013, MRC response published on 5 December 2013, HRA response published on 29 October 2013

Clinical trials in the UK are regulated by the Clinical Trials Directive which was transposed into UK law by the Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trials) Regulations 2004. In December 2011, the Health Research Authority was created to protect and promote the interests of patients and the public in health research. In July 2012, the European Commission produced proposals to revise the Clinical Trials Directive. The Science and Technology Committee decided to hold an inquiry into clinical trials.

 

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