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Health policies in British medical schools

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: (Published 16 April 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:1044
  1. R Bhopal,
  2. M White,
  3. A L Crombie
  1. Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Health Care Sciences, Medical School, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH.

    EDITOR, - Under the influence of the World Health Organisation,1 the development of health promotion policy and strategy is increasing.2 This approach requires widespread support, particularly from doctors. Newcastle medical and dental schools are developing a corporate health policy to improve the health of staff and students; exercise leadership in health promotion; contribute to national, regional, and local health strategies; and educate students and staff. A document that was disseminated to students and staff for consultation last year proposed policy on …

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