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Pharma Firms Told To ‘Keep Your Distance’ When Patients Come To EU CHMP Meetings

Executive Summary

The European Medicines Agency is planning to expand the involvement of patients in benefit-risk evaluation of medicines following a successful pilot, but one EU patient group has advised drug companies not to contact patients during their visits to the agency as this could lower the value of their input.

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