Letters Local councils and health

Public health must be taken more seriously

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39205.549618.BE (Published 10 May 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:967
  1. David J Kinshuck, associate specialist, ophthalmology
  1. Good Hope Hospital, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham B75 7RR
  1. davidkinshuck{at}blueyonder.co.uk

    Blackman discusses the benefits of local councils taking responsibility for health.1 I see the most effective way to reduce the increase in type 2 diabetes is by encouraging exercise, and there is no better way than to encourage walking and …

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