Letters Fair Society, Healthy Lives

Too close to home for comfort

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c1188 (Published 02 March 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c1188
  1. David G Samuel, foundation year 2 doctor, care of the elderly medicine1
  1. 1Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil CF47 9DT
  1. daisams{at}doctors.org.uk

    Ironically, after reading this week’s BMJ articles on the findings and proposals of Fair Society, Healthy Lives,1 2 3 I opened my local newspaper to read headlines announcing severe cuts in services and provisions within the town. I live and work in Merthyr Tydfil, one of the poorest towns in …

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