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BMJ 2013; 347 doi: (Published 14 August 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f5085

Vending machines in English hospitals stock least healthy food and drink: England has fallen “woefully” behind Scotland and Wales in the provision of healthy food and drink in hospital vending machines, the World Cancer Research Fund has warned. A survey found that England had no national guidelines in place relating to the content of hospital vending machines, and as a result three quarters of English hospitals had no policy in place. Both the Welsh and Scottish governments introduced …

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