Letters “Health in all policies”

New development of an existing approach to health in Wales

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f1697 (Published 19 March 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f1697
  1. Simon A Smail, non-executive director1,
  2. Mansel Aylward, chair1,
  3. Carl Clowes, non-executive director1,
  4. Terry Rose, non-executive director1,
  5. John Spence, non-executive director1,
  6. Gareth Williams, non-executive director1
  1. 1Public Health Wales NHS Trust, Cardiff CF11 9LJ, UK
  1. simon{at}radyr.demon.co.uk

We fully support Fletcher’s arguments for a “health in all policies” approach in Wales.1 Although the South Australian model to which he refers may offer interesting lessons, the consultation on a public health bill in Wales is the latest stage in a long process of public health policy development, the history of which has been recently documented.2 We were therefore surprised to see no reference …

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