EU clinical trials laws under fire from UK HTA (health technology assessment) expert
This article was originally published in Clinica
The new European legislation on clinical trials will be a major obstacle to researching the effectiveness of medical treatments." So claimed today the UK health technology assessment (HTA) expert Professor Robin Prescott, in his inaugural lecture as head of Edinburgh University's College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. The legislation, he said, will hamper academic and clinical research by increasing bureaucracy and costs.