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The obfuscation that we are up against is mind-blowing.

I have found that Medsafe has been quite good at responding to queries about some of their rather bizarre data collection methods. And they have been very honest about their limitations. When I asked why their background mortality rates were referenced as both 'sudden deaths' and 'all cause mortality' simultaneously, I was given a torturous answer which thoroughly failed to answer my simple, binary question, followed by:

"I hope that makes sense.  Maths is not my strong point.."

If maths is not Medsafe's strong point, than perhaps it is not surprising that information is not the Ombudsman's strong point. What a bloody mess!

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