Animal Experiments

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 2nd June 2021.

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Photo of Cat Smith Cat Smith Shadow Minister for Young People and Voter Engagement

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Commissioner for Patient Safety will make an assessment of the impact on patients of the reliance on data from animal tests in the early stages of developing new medicines and the difficulty in accurately translating those test results to people.

Photo of Nadine Dorries Nadine Dorries Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

Once appointed, it will be for the Patient Safety Commissioner to determine what they review within their remit of medicines and medical devices.

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