The Consensus Framework for Ethical Collaboration was established in 2014 as a platform for ethical collaboration between patients’ organisations, healthcare professionals and the pharmaceutical industry. The ultimate aim is to improve the quality of patient care. 

It has four overarching principles: 

  • Put Patients First
  • Support Ethical Research and Innovation
  • Ensure Independence and Ethical Conduct
  • Promote Transparency and Accountability

The Consensus Framework is supported by: