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PHAST Public Health Consultants sign letter supporting our NHS

Professor Sue Atkinson - Chair, Dr. Catherine Brogan - Chief Executive along with other PHAST associates have signed a letter in support of the NHS

As senior public health professionals, we must draw attention to the damage that the coalition government’s policies have done to the health of the British people. First, it placed “responsibility deals” with producers of junk food and alcohol at the centre of its public-health strategy. As its own evaluation confirms, these have achieved almost nothing. Second, it has delayed action on issues such as reducing the salt hidden in food, which researchers have linked to 6,000 additional deaths.

 

Read more on The Guardian website

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/may/03/us-and-british-health-sp...

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