By Doug Stewart –Director of Hosted Employment and The Training Academy In 2015, Professor Allen Frances of Duke University published an article sharing his fears, concerns and indeed, open scorn for the current methodologies of pharmaceutical clinical trials. “It’s been many years since I have trusted anything I read in a medical or psychiatric journal.
By Nikki Doyle, Graduate Academy and Hosted Employee Manager at Clinical Professionals As the Clinical Professionals Graduate Academy Manager, I always encourage our graduates to ask questions to further their knowledge and the one question that comes up with constant regularity is ‘what impact will Brexit have on the clinical research industry?’ Having always
By Catherine Maidens, Clinical Professionals Hosted Employee and Academy Manager Although James Lind conducted the first controlled clinical trial back in 1747, it wasn’t until The Nuremberg Code in 1947 and The Declaration of Helsinki in 1964 that patient safety in clinical trials became paramount. We now have a whole assortment of guidelines and regulations
By Sarah Goddard, Clinical Professionals Divisional Director In celebration of Clinical Trials Day this year, the Clinical Professionals group will be answering some of the most common questions related to process and all matters related, to help highlight their importance and to bring about awareness. Welcome to the world of acronyms! Working in clinical trials
Clinical Professionals Group takes a closer look at the global role of Clinical Trials on Clinical Trials Day
In celebration of Clinical Trials Day this year, the Clinical Professionals group will be answering some of the most common questions related to process and all matters related, to help highlight their importance and to bring about awareness. This week to kick off the awareness campaign, Nikki Doyle, Hosted Employee & Academy Manager, discusses what
In recognition of International Clinical Trials day, Clinical Professionals invites Deborah Bruce, Training Academy Manager, to provide some personal insight and reflect on the importance of clinical trials. As today is International Clinical Trials Day, which marks the anniversary of the first clinical trial by James Lind in 1747, I find myself reflecting on my
In our 2016 Life Science Salary Survey, we have discovered that a staggering 48% of UK respondents believe that their salary does not reflect their current career level. Although the majority believed otherwise, it still shows significant discord and lack of confidence in salaries within the Life Science sector. Many workers, not just those within
I’ve grown up in a technologically turbulent era. I know how that sounds but it really is true. When I’m old and wrinkled I can regale my rapt grandchildren with tales of how I saw mobile phones shrink and grow before my very eyes (and then hopefully shrink again, these black slabs are far more
You slaved over your CV, ironed out all the wrinkles in your work history, clutched at ways to sum up your brilliance in a succinct yet impressive way and managed to catch every single last spelling mistake. Then after topping it off with a respectful and specifically tailored cover letter, you wait nervously for feedback.
Once you’ve battled your way into the industry and spent a few years building up your experience base you can find yourself in a very comfortable situation indeed. Senior medical writers and account directors upwards command enviable salaries and, due to the talent shortage at their level, can often take their pick of agencies, should