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New ABPI Code of Ethics

The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) has announced that a new Code of Practice will be introduced from January 2006.

The new code contains the follow key changes:

The new Code of Practice is available in full on the ABPI website.

Action: Clinicians who are involved with the Pharmaceutical Industry should be aware of the existence and contents of the Code Of Practice. Adherence to the code allows the relationship between clinicians and representatives of the industry to be conducted professionally and ethically. Knowledge of the code allows lapses in adherence to be report.