January 2017

News / New: COPE guidance

Our new guidance, Best Practices for Ensuring Consent for Publishing Medical Case Reports, is now available. The guidance document has been developed from a discussion document published in February 2016. 

Read Journals' best practices for ensuring consent for publishing medical case reports

News / Comments please: framework for editors when requesting patient consent for publication in small cohort studies

The International Rhuematology Editors' Group would like to receive comments from wider specialty communities on their framework below. Please send any comments to Shehnaz Ahmed.

News / COPE European Seminar 2017

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25 May, London

News / COPE Forum 3 February: Register

Taking part in the Forum allows members to contribute to, as well as learn from, the cases being discussed. We present the same cases at both forum to allow more of our membership to attend. Register now as the Forum is limited to 100 attendees.

Deadline to register: Thursday 2 February

Register 8am Forum

8 - 9.30am GMT