Letters Oil, health, and healthcare

Problem of centralisation

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c5795 (Published 26 October 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c5795
  1. Martin Hensher, senior economic adviser1
  1. 1Department of Health, London SE1 6LH, UK
  1. martinhensher{at}btinternet.com

In the short to medium term, the biggest effect of peak oil on healthcare will probably be economic dislocation, with direct effects on NHS funding and coverage, and generalised economic insecurity across the population.1 If energy …

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