Monthly Archives: November 2010

Letter from Bilal Ghafoor, Customer Service Centre, Department of Health to John Perrott (22 November 2010)

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Letter from Andrew Lansley, Secretary of State Health to Ms Heather Carberry (15 November 2010)

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Brain Damage Linked to Benzodiazepines (06 January 1982)

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Email from John Perrott to the Medical Research Council (12 November 2010)

Dear Sir/Madam, I wish to make a FOI request for all 303 pages of  ‘Benzodiazepine dependence : papers, notes and correspondence; report of an ad-hoc meeting held on 23rd September 1981 submitted to Neuro Board in January 1982 and subsequent … Continue reading

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Parliamentary Questions (08 November 2010)

Click here to view the question on Parliament’s website Benzodiazepines Eric Ollerenshaw: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what clinical trial evidence his Department holds on the safety for patient use of lorazepam. [21751] Mr Simon Burns: At … Continue reading

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Article in the Independent (07 November 2010)

John Sandwich: The coalition says this will be a priority. That’s what the last government said, too. To read the article click on this link: http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/john-sandwich-the-coalition-says-this-will-be-a-priority-thats-what-the-last-government-said-too-2127505.html

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Article in the Independent (07 November 2010)

Drugs linked to brain damage 30 years ago. To read the article click on this link: http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/drugs-linked-to-brain-damage-30-years-ago-2127504.html

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Email from John Perrott to Dr June Raine, MHRA (03 November 2010)

Dear Dr Raine, Thank you for your response to my recent question regarding brain damage caused by benzodiazepines. This generates further questions: 1. You say there are no electronic means to check the MHRA archive; please can you do a … Continue reading

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Email from Dr June Raine, MHRA to John Perrott (03 November 2010)

Dear Mr Perrott Thank you for your emails dated 5th and 27th October that raised a new question about the evidence that benzodiazepines may cause brain damage. You have asked about the action taken by the regulatory authority when it … Continue reading

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Letter from Jim Dobbin to Sir John Savil, Chief Executive, Medical Research Council (02 November 2010)

Sir John Savill                                                                                     Jim Dobbin MP Chief Executive                                                                 … Continue reading

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