PHARMAWARE AND HEALTHY SKEPTICISM UK MERGE
We are excited to announce the merge between PharmAware and Healthy Skepticism UK. We will now be working under the banner of PharmAware.
PharmAware aims to improve health by reducing harm from inappropriate, misleading or unethical marketing of health products or services, especially misleading pharmaceutical promotion in the UK. In addition, we aim to support evidence-based health care, provided according to need, to optimal health outcomes in the UK.
PharmAware is a network of concerned and motivated health professionals, students and other interested individuals who work together to improve the health of the UK population.
In order to ensure that patients get the best possible treatments and healthcare, doctors and healthcare professionals must practice medicine which is based on strong evidence. However, practicing evidence-based medicine relies on there being high quality, non-biased information available to them. Critical information about the drugs that doctors prescribe is being withheld from patients and the medical community. Access to this knowledge can ultimately either save or end a life.Many issues can limit a healthcare professional's ability to practice evidence based medicine, including:
We have included lots of resources within this website to help you learn more about this problem, so please do have a look.
Please contact us to get more involved