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Labour wants to make patients honour their duty to NHS

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7402.1283 (Published 12 June 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1283
  1. Anne Gulland
  1. London

    Patients' groups have attacked proposals for patients to sign agreements with doctors to follow healthier lifestyles.

    The proposals from the Labour party, which could be in the manifesto for the next general election, would see patients signing agreements to ensure that they quit smoking, lose weight, exercise more, or eat a healthier diet.

    The document, Improving Health and Social Care, …

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