The Science and Technology Committee has announced an inquiry into commercial genomic testing, to establish what safeguards need to be put in place to protect those who get tested. They are concerned:
CMF will be making a submission and members are encouraged to consider making personal responses.
The Inquiry closes on 26 April
The consultation page has all the information and documents you need to comment. The consultation will close at 5pm on 31 May 2019. CMF will be making a submission.
to make sure they provide safe and effective care when prescribing. The guidance sets out nine key areas that relate to the provision of safe and effective prescribing.In the first of these - taking responsibility for prescribing safely - the guidance states that 'Pharmacy professionals must take responsibility for ensuring person-centred care is not compromised by their own personal values and beliefs. They must understand that people receive safe and effective care when professionals recognise and value diversity and respect cultural differences.'
No provision for freedom of conscience is included. CMF will support our colleagues in Christians in Pharmacy and make a response to this part of the consultation.
The consultation closes on 21 June 2019