Peter O'Donnell

Peter O'Donnell is a freelance journalist who specializes in European health affairs and is based in Brussels, Belgium.


Europe Seeking Clarity in Complex Clinical Trials

September 20, 2021

Pandemic sparks new advancements in clinical trial development.

NICE Consults On Its New Assessment Scheme Amid A Blizzard Of Spin

August 26, 2021

Promises of "more equitable access for those with severe diseases," "decision-making flexibility where it counts," and more in a bid to win post-Brexit business.

Convergent Drivers of European Medicines Policy

June 23, 2021

Not just COVID is changing the landscape of pharmaceutical policy in Europe.

Putting the Squeeze on Trial Reporting Failings in Europe

June 14, 2021

Allegedly more than 4,000 clinical trials of medicines are missing results on the European trial registry, in violation of transparency rules.

Closer European Collaboration on the Ground on HTA and Marketing Authorization—But Under a Political Cloud

June 02, 2021

A new report from the EMA and EUnetHTA shows a shift towards a more efficient form of collaboration.