Public health specialists challenge politicians to adopt 12 point planBMJ 2010; 340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c342 (Published 21 January 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c342
- Zosia Kmietowicz
Public health specialists in the United Kingdom are calling for whichever party wins the next general election to introduce a system of presumed consent to organ donation, a minimum price of 50p (€0.6; $0.8) per unit of alcohol, and a ban on smoking in cars where there are children.
The UK Faculty of Public Health and the Royal Society for Public Health, which are behind the initiative, say that their 12 point policy plan will improve the health of the country over the next 10 years. Together the two organisations represent more than 9000 public …