Moving house on medical grounds improves healthBMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7395.898/b (Published 26 April 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:898
- Roger Dobson
Moving house can be healthy, says research showing that rehousing council tenants on medical grounds improves their health.
Researchers from the University of Teesside found a reduction in the prevalence of mental health problems, a drop in the number of prescriptions, and less frequent use of health services.
The researchers say that, although more than nine out of 10 local housing …