We hope to organise a 25th Anniversary Guest Night Dinner in Edinburgh early next year for members of our alumni in Scotland. In the meantime, we will be in Edinburgh on Saturday 13th December at a festive drinks reception hosted by The Oxford University Society of Edinburgh. Further information and booking details can be found on their website. We hope to see many members of our alumni on the 13th December.
Senior Tutor and Fellow Carl Heneghan, a GP and Director of the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine at the University of Oxford appeared before the House of Commons Public Accounts Select Committee on Monday 20th October, which is examining the government’s decision to spend nearly £500m on the antiviral drug Tamiflu in case of a flu pandemic. Carl Heneghan said that the drug did not prevent transmission of flu or reduce dangerous complications, and only slightly reduced symptoms.
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