Letters Banning junk food in hospitals

It’s time to ban obesity in NHS employees

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f4646 (Published 23 July 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4646
  1. Francois L P Fouin, retired general practitioner1
  1. 1Aberdeen AB13, UK
  1. fouin_4{at}hotmail.com

There is so much talk about carrot and stick being applied to the obesity epidemic1 but no one seems to have the courage to discuss the telling deterrent: employment.

If indeed half of NHS employees are overweight or obese it is a national disgrace where we would expect an …

View Full Text

Sign in

Log in through your institution

Free trial

Register for a free trial to thebmj.com to receive unlimited access to all content on thebmj.com for 14 days.
Sign up for a free trial

Subscribe