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BMA warns of hazards in health care

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: (Published 02 July 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:9
  1. L Dillner

    The NHS Executive should set up a comprehensive environmental policy for the NHS, says a new report on the risks of health care published by the BMA. The BMA is calling on the Department of Health to set quality standards for the health of NHS employees, including their environmental wellbeing, by the end of 1995. Each hospital should appoint an environmental officer with responsibility for coordinating environmental health and developing local policies.

    The report argues that the cost of failing to …

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