Five minutes with . . . Frank Atherton, chief medical officer for WalesBMJ 2016; 354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i4488 (Published 17 August 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i4488
- Abi Rimmer
- BMJ Careers
“Wales and Nova Scotia are very similar in many ways. Nova Scotia has a big geographical area, so it faces the same issues around providing health services and improving health in remote rural areas.
“There was a lot of steel and coal mining in Nova Scotia. Those industries have gone, so communities …