Implant Files: Attempt To Undermine Top UK Device Regulator In Public Eye
Is it OK for someone who worked for industry to then take up a position as a regulator? This question is rightly asked in the context of reporting of the Implant Files. But has biased wording attempted to undermine the integrity of John Wilkinson, one of medtech's most committed regulators?
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