The MRC joins with partners to comment on the current In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices Regulation being debated by the Council of Europe, the European Commission and the European Parliament.
MRC Position Statements
The MRC updates the public with its position towards issues of the day or those currently attracting public attention. Below are some examples of the statements which the MRC has issued.
The MRC also frequently submits evidence relating to consultations and inquiries, for example to parliamentary select committees, government and other organisations. Please contact us for more information on our work on consultations and inquiries.
The Access to Medical Treatments (Innovation) Act, aimed at improving patient access to innovative treatments, became law in March 2016.
The MRC, along with the Academy of Medical Sciences, the Wellcome Trust and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, work together to explore how to improve the reproducibility and reliability of pre-clinical biomedical research in the UK.
The MRC's position statement regarding the Psychoactive Substances Act.
In response to the ongoing negotiations between the government and the medical profession, the MRC clarifies how it helps nurture junior doctors' careers.