Grim diagnosis of pharma industry

Bad Pharma: How Drug Companies Mislead Doctors and Harm Patients by Ben Goldacre. Fourth Estate, €16. Reviewed by Susan Mitchell.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
11th November, 2012
Grim diagnosis of pharma industry
Bad Pharma details the many flaws in the drug industry.

Bad Pharma: How Drug Companies Mislead Doctors and Harm Patients by Ben Goldacre

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In his first book, Bad Science, Ben Goldacre dissected the unquestioning coverage the mainstream media gives to the claims made by reiki therapists, homeopaths and the purveyors of everything from ear candles to brain gyms. The book sold more than 400,000 copies worldwide and became a bestseller in Britain.

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