It’s time to ban obesity in NHS employeesBMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f4646 (Published 23 July 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4646
- Francois L P Fouin, retired general practitioner1
- 1Aberdeen AB13, UK
There is so much talk about carrot and stick being applied to the obesity epidemic1 but no one seems to have the courage to discuss the telling deterrent: employment.
If indeed half of NHS employees are overweight or obese it is a national disgrace where we would expect an …