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Finally, the #GoldacreReview is published! (During Parliamentary Easter holidays, mid-ping-pong on the #HealthAndCareBill...)

It's 221 pages - each PDF page is a double page spread - so this could be a lo-o-o-ong [Thread].

Here goes...
First point to note, in the Terms of Reference (p5), is that this is about "access to #NHSdata by #researchers, #commissioners, and #innovators" - i.e. #Planning and #CommercialReUse - so it is directly relevant to the operation of millions of people's #NationalDataOptOuts... Terms of reference for the review  1. How do we facilitate a
"185 wide-ranging recommendations for us to explore", says @sajidjavid (p6). Gulp! Time for some coffee...

"systems that ensure #underrepresented groups are well represented" may (partly) refer to this "landmark review", which got off to a slow start:… The far-reaching independent review into potential ethnic bi
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Sobre las dosis de AstraZeneca que se producen en Argentina

Como es sabido desde agosto pasado en Argentina se produce el principio activo de la vacuna de AstraZeneca (AZ) mediante la empresa mAbxience, del Grupo Insud, cuyo dueño es el multimillonario Hugo Sigman.
Ese ppio activo se exporta concentrado a México donde debe diluirse con los excipientes apropiados y envasarse. La planta de mAbxience empezó a exportar el ppio activo en enero en una cantidad que equivale a de 6-7 mill dosis/semana, teniendo planteado producir 180 millones
que proveerán a Latinoamérica de la vacuna de AZ.
Sin embargo, en el último tiempo venimos observando que el envasado en México se fue complicando y dilatando por escasez de vidrio y de excipientes según arguye la empresa Liomont de México
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#realcarersweek 1/
Carer poverty is increasing - as the benefit system is devastated; as care charges increase exponentially, as carers are forced to leave work to care, many find themselves struggling to afford the basic and subsidising care costs and paying for equipment.
#realcarersweek 2/
Carer health is suffering - mental health, anxiety, physical pain, putting off their own health checks, often because there is no support to allow them to do this. Emergency planning to take account of carer needs/wellbeing is patchy at best.
#realcarersweek 3/ Where is the future planning? How are we planning for the future of disabled children and adults who may outlive their immediate family? The greatest fear of carers is what happens if they are no longer there to care for our loved ones.
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