n an embarrassment to the U.K.’s National Health Service, clinical commissioning groups in England accepted hundreds of payments from drug makers and other companies over the past two years that were not publicly disclosed, according to an analysis by BMJ, the medical journal.

Clinical commissioning groups are organizations of local U.K. doctors who issue decisions about hospital care, medicines to be prescribed, and mental health services, among other things. And these groups are overseen by the NHS.

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