Views on patient access to the MedTech that changes and saves lives.

48 blogs about the topic


Posted on 10.02.2010

Dreaming of health equality across the EU?

An ageing frequent traveller (this time sat on a plane taking me from frigid Brussels to what I hope will be altogether better conditions in Southern Spain) I am often exercised by what would await me if I were to get sick on my travels. Like most citizens of the EU-15, I would probably seek […]

By John Wilkinson Former Chief Executive of Eucomed

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Access Regulation

Posted on 06.10.2009

John Brennan: Irish YES to Europe

I put it down to Irish politeness to always say “no” first when asked if we want something and to follow up with a “yes” when asked the second time. “Will you have a cup of Lisbon tea?Oh no thank you, I’ve had quite enough already.Are you sure? I’ve just made some and I can […]

By John Brennan Director Regulations and Industrial Policy

Access Regulation

Posted on 07.04.2009

More from the DIA EuroMeeting 2009

From 23 – 25 March 2009, the Drug Information Association (DIA) held its annual EuroMeeting in Berlin. During the presentation by Richard Moore, Institute of Nanotechnology, I learned that prescription drugs prove to be ineffective in 30% – 60% of patients1 and that 16% of the drugs approved in the USA are linked to severe […]

By Dario Pirovano Consultant Regulatory Affairs