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[Correspondence] Women’s work in UK clinical trials is undervalued

This is a parody of clinical trial research: an investigator (usually a man) drafts a protocol; this is not particularly demanding and, indeed, for National Institute for Health Research-funded trials, the commissioner does almost all of the thinking; the investigator then passes the protocol to a trial manager (usually a woman), who then has the extraordinarily demanding task of turning his words into reality.