New adverse reactions database will improve and modernise safety monitoring

Media release from Ministry of Health.

Work is now complete on a new state of the art digital database to record details of all adverse reactions to medicines reported to the Centre for Adverse Reactions Monitoring (CARM). The new database will be jointly run by CARM and Medsafe.

“This new digital technology presents the opportunity to transform our existing processes and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of medicine safety monitoring”, says Group Manager of Medsafe, Chris James.

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