British Cycling to appoint a new head of medicine as part of medical overhaul

British Cycling are to appoint a new head of medicine among reforms in its medical department.

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British Cycling is to make a radical changes to its medical team which will come into effect immediately.

After it was revealed that the national governing body's record on keeping medical notes has lacked in previous years and that there was no information on which medical drugs had been sent to what races in some cases - including the infamous jiffy bag - BC commissioned a review into their medical practises. It was led by Dr Rod Jaques, director of medical services at the English Institute of Sport.

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