Payments made to Orthopaedic Surgeons by Smith & Nephew

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Dianne Harvey

Dear Department of Health,

I am requesting under Section 15 of the FOI Act, access to documents detailing all payments made to Orthopaedic Surgeons by Smith & Nephew and Midland Medical Technologies (the Pharmaceutical Company purchased by Smith & Nephew in 2004).

Yours faithfully,

Mrs. D. Harvey

FOI, Department of Health

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Dear Ms Harvey


Please find attached correspondence relating to your Freedom of
Information request 199-1516.


Kind regards,



Freedom of Information


Reporting and Collaborative Services Section

Regulatory Engagement and Planning Branch

Therapeutic Goods Administration
Address: PO Box 100, Woden ACT, 2606
Email: [1][email address]





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