New Bill seeks mandatory disclosure of payments from pharma companies to healthcare providers
It follows an RCSI report on the risk of conflicts of interest caused by payments from pharmaceutical companies to Irish healthcare organisations and professionals
The system of voluntary disclosure of payments from pharma companies and medical equipment suppliers to healthcare providers is “inadequate” and “not fit for purpose”, according to Sinn Féin.
Darren O’Rourke TD was speaking in the Dáil as Sinn Féin launched a bill that would require all pharmaceutical company payments to healthcare organisations and professionals to be recorded in a searchable and publicly accessible register. The register would be maintained by Heath Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA), ...