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Government simplifies warnings on air pollution

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: (Published 11 August 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:302
  1. Helen Barratt
  1. BMJ

    People with asthma and other lung diseases are to benefit from a much simpler system of air quality forecasts, the UK government has announced.

    The Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs hopes that the changes will make it easier for potentially vulnerable people to take precautions when air quality is poor, as well as encouraging the public to work towards improving air …

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