Patients" lives put in danger by doctors who make "thousands of prescription errors every week"

Patients' lives put in danger by doctors who make 'thousands of prescription errors every week' In just one week, pharmacists had to double-check 4,409 pharmacies across EnglandPrescriptions contain the wrong doses, quantities and instructions for medicines | UPDATED: 14:53 GMT, 14 September 2012 Doctors are erroneously filling out tens of thousands of prescription forms that leave patients severely injured or even dead, it emerged today.

Patients at risk after scientists withhold test results from clinical trials of new medicines

Patients at risk after scientists withhold test results from clinical trials of new medicines Test results are deliberately hidden 'These changes have long been called for, and delay has already caused harm', say BMJ authors The British Medical Journal has raised concern that some test results are deliberately hidden Missing data from clinical trials could endanger patients, health experts have warned. The British Medical Journal has raised concern that some test results go unreported and are deliberately hidden, enabling pharmaceutical firms to make unfounded claims. Commenting on the findings, Dr Richard Lehman from Oxford University and the journal's Dr Elizabeth Loder stated that more effective regulation is needed to prevent this trend.