Interviews & Debates

A 25 minute interview with Safer Medicines’ director, Kathy Archibald, on the “Freedom of Species” ( radio show from Melbourne, Australia, October 2011

15,000 signature petition delivered to Number 10 Downing Street. View the presentation here.

Sky News coverage of our open letter to David Cameron and Andrew Lansley

ListenAn interview with Safer Medicines Campaign director, Kathy Archibald on the Wild Time radio show 9th May 2011

The Politics Show 26th September 2010, with kind permission of the BBC.

On the Edge, 29th April 2010: interview available to view here by kind permission of Edge Media TV.

BBC Radio 4 interviews Dr Bob Coleman and Professor Chris Foster for You and Yours (21/10/2009)

4th June 2009 Dr Kelly Berube, cell biologist at Cardiff University, and Dr Peter Kohl, of Oxford University, discuss non-animal models.

Safer Medicines Campaign featured on BBC1 Inside Out programme, February 2009

Dr Margaret Clotworthy is interviewed during a feature on the increase in animal experimentation in the UK. Her contribution starts half way through the 9 minute clip available here.

26 minute film Safer Medicines

Safer Medicines showcases state-of-the-art approaches to ensuring that drugs in the future will be safer than they have been in the past. World leading scientists from industry and academia present their vision for the future of drug development – with a focus on human biology.
Watch Safer MedicinesWatch Safer MedicinesWatch the Launch

Debate at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), January 16th 2007: Animal Testing: Necessary Cruelty or Cruelly Unnecessary?


Iain Simpson, Press Officer, Pro-Test Campaign

Dr. Margaret Clotworthy, Safer Medicines Trust

Professor John Stein, Oxford University

Kathy Archibald, Safer Medicines Trust

Thanks to Aled Fisher, Environment and Ethics Officer, LSE Students’ Union, for organising and chairing the debate.

Listen to interview (2005)
Interview with Dr Jarrod Bailey. Since this interview was recorded, the latest estimates for the number of adverse reactions to Vioxx worldwide are 320,000 heart attacks and strokes, up to 140,000 of them fatal. – With kind permission of Passion for the Planet Radio:

Listen to interview (2005)
Interview with Dr Jarrod Bailey, scientific director of Europeans for Medical Progress – With kind permission of Passion for the Planet Radio:

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