These consider some of the issues relating to the use of animals in biomedical research:
In 2004 Safer Medicines Trust commissioned a survey of 500 General Practitioners. The survey was conducted by global market research organisation TNS Healthcare who selected the GPs to ensure a thorough demographic and geographical UK spread. The results revealed a surprising level of distrust in the data obtained from animal research:
Clearly, a silent majority of today’s doctors are aware that animal tests do not guarantee the safety and efficacy of new drugs.