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UK science superpower claim is ‘bollocks’, says Kate Bingham

Ex vaccines chief aghast at civil service database changes that ‘will deter’ volunteers from signing up

The leader of Britain’s successful Covid vaccination programme has accused health officials of dismantling a critically important database, set up to aid Covid vaccine trials, when it could be used for other vital medical research programmes.

“All this talk about the UK becoming a serious science superpower is bollocks,” Dame Kate Bingham told the Observer. “These people don’t actually care. If you really want to make our clinical research strong, you don’t start dismantling what’s been put in place.”

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