Letters Welfare advice in GP surgeries

Low Commission’s recommendations on welfare advice in healthcare settings are welcome

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h3958 (Published 23 July 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h3958
  1. D Graham Mackenzie, consultant in public health medicine1
  1. 1NHS Lothian, Edinburgh EH1 3EG, UK
  1. gm{at}nhs.net

The Low Commission’s report on welfare advice in healthcare settings was well timed, being published a week before the UK government’s July 2015 budget.1 2 This budget will clearly have a negative impact on many families with children,3 so welfare advice is important for this group too.

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