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Scotland identifies public health priorities

BMJ 2018; 361 doi: (Published 15 June 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;361:k2662
  1. Bryan Christie
  1. Edinburgh

New thinking and innovative solutions will be needed to improve public health in Scotland, says an official report that sets out priorities for action over the next decade.1

It identifies six areas for action to help people lead healthier lives and acknowledges that success will require activity across all sectors because “wellbeing cannot be created and sustained by the NHS alone.”

The report, produced by the Scottish government and the organisation representing Scotland’s local authorities, says: …

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