“That this House believes the safety of medicines should be established by the most reliable methods available in order to reduce the large and increasing toll of serious adverse drug reactions and calls upon the Government to initiate an unprecedented comparison of currently required animal tests with a set of human biology-based tests, as required by the Safety of Medicines (Evaluation) Bill 2009, to see which is the most effective means to predict the safety of medicines for patients.”
Very many thanks to everyone who encouraged their MP to sign – you helped to achieve a truly remarkable demonstration of support in favour of such a momentous evaluation: EDM 569 was the joint 10th most-signed of all 2,421 EDMs in the last parliamentary session!
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