Media

Here you can find some example media coverage of our work. If you would like to talk to us about any of our projects, then please get in touch.

OpenSAFELY

Economist:The pandemic has spawned a new way to study medical records May 2020 by Hal Hodson

Independent: Coronavirus: Underlying health conditions don’t explain higher BAME deaths, say scientists May 2020 by Shaun Lintern

ZDNet: This open source project is using Python, SQL and Docker to understand coronavirus health data June 2018 by Jo Best

New York Times: Study of 17 Million Identifies Crucial Risk Factors for Coronavirus Deaths July 2020 by Katherine Wu

MIT Technology Review: These are the factors that put you at higher risk of dying from covid-19 July 2020 by Charlotte Jee

BBC: Coronavirus: Living with children 'no increased risk' November 2020 by Naomi Grimley

Daily Mail: Parents of schoolchildren do NOT face a greater risk of being admitted to hospital or dying of the coronavirus, study finds November 2020 by Luke Andrews and Ben Spencer

TrialsTracker

Launching the FDAAA TrialsTracker

The Scientist: New Automated Tool Monitors Clinical Trial Reporting February 2018 by Diana Kwon

BBC: Tool 'names and shames' hidden drug trials February 2018 by Chris Foxx

Wired: Bad results from drug trials no longer have a place to hide March 2018 by Abigail Beall

Reporting on FDAAA Compliance

BMJ: Clinical trial reporting: compliance with US rules is poor and not improving, study finds January 2020 by Jacqui Wise

Bloomberg: Missing Study Findings Leave Public in Dark and $4 Billion Short Jan. 17, 2020, 11:31 PM January 2020 by Jeanni Baumann

ENDPOINTS NEWS: What do Mass General, the NCI and Mayo Clinic have in common? They routinely blow off an FDA rule on posting trial results January 2020 by Jason Mast

Medscape: Most Clinical Trials Still Don't Report Results by Deadline January 2020 by Marcia Frelllick

The Lancet Respiratory Medicine: Compliance with clinical trial reporting February 2020 by Talha Khan Burki

EU TrialsTracker Launch

Telegraph: Public Health England withholding vaccines results making it impossible to establish if drugs could be harmful September 2018 by Henry Bodkin

Science: Universities are worse than drug companies at reporting clinical trial results September 2018 by Tania Rabesandratana

Reuters: Half of Europe's clinical trials fail to report results despite EU rule September 2018 by Kate Kelland

Launching the Prototype TrialsTracker

Nature: Tracker flags up failures to report clinical trials November 2016 by Heidi Ledford

COMPare

Science: Major medical journals don’t follow their own rules for reporting results from clinical trials February 2019 by Jocelyn Kaiser

OpenPrescribing

The Times: Tales of ruin and recovery ease the pain of opioid addiction August 2020 by Katie Gibbons

Telegraph: NHS issued 2,000 homeopathic prescriptions in 2019 despite ban September 2020 by Rosie Taylor