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Nation-wide prostate cancer screening rejected

John Kerr posted in on July 28th, 2011.

The health select committee has advised the government not to implement a national prostate cancer screening programme, but instead promote active monitoring at the GP level. The committee made their recommendations in a report released yesterday, based on their inquiry into early detection and treatment of prostate cancer initiated in May 2009. The committee determined […]

‘Improving Clinical Trials’ Report in the News

John Kerr posted in on June 10th, 2011.

On Wednesday Health Select Committee released the report, ‘Inquiry into improving New Zealand’s environment to support innovation through clinical trials’. Mainstream and specialist media outlets have reported on the inquiry findings, providing commentary and analysis on the committees recommendations. As well as providing a comprehensive review and strategy for the future, the report lays out […]

Improving Clinical Trials Report – Experts Respond

John Kerr posted in on June 8th, 2011.

Today the Health Select Committee released the final report of its ‘Inquiry into improving New Zealand’s environment to support innovation through clinical trials’, making several key recommendations. The report makes a series of recommendations to improve competitiveness and attractiveness of New Zealand as a location to undertake large scale clinical trials. As well as providing […]

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