Three quarters of delegates drove to conference on impact of environment on healthBMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7133.775 (Published 07 March 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:775
- Barbara Hanratty, Senior registrar in public health medicine,
- Will Patterson, Consultant in public health medicine
- North Yorkshire Health Authority, York YO1 1PE
EDITOR—A conference was organised recently in Northern and Yorkshire region to promote joint working between health and local authorities on environmental issues. As the delegates would include potential leaders of any resulting initiatives we were interested to see how they travelled to the conference. Travel information was sent out before the event, and the venue was chosen for its accessibility: it was on a bus route and a short walk from the railway station.
A question on the conference evaluation form asked about the method of transport …