Mother and baby home survivors say vaccine trial information service a ‘token gesture’

Pharma company GSK is allowing former residents of homes to find out if they were subjected to medical trials as infants, but has offered no apology or compensation

5th September, 2021
Mother and baby home survivors say vaccine trial information service a ‘token gesture’
Vaccine information: survivors of mother and baby homes say redress is also needed as well the personal information service. Picture: Getty

A new information access service for those who believe they may have been involved in vaccine trials at mother and baby homes has been labelled a “token gesture” by a leading survivor support group.

The coalition of mother and baby home survivors (CMABS) said it welcomed the move by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), the pharmaceutical company, to establish a more simplified information request service for survivors seeking access to their personal information but said that...

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