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Letters Health harms of no deal Brexit

Health impact assessment of Brexit: it’s not too late

BMJ 2019; 367 doi: (Published 03 October 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l5812
  1. Liz Green, programme director for health impact assessment1,
  2. Nerys Edmonds, principal public health practitioner1,
  3. Sumina Azam, consultant in public health2,
  4. Mark A Bellis, director2
  1. 1Wales Health Impact Assessment Support Unit, Public Health Wales, Cardiff CF10 4BZ, UK
  2. 2WHO Collaborating Centre on Investment and Health Wellbeing, Public Health Wales

van Schalkwyk and colleagues advocate for health and wellbeing to be considered as a priority in Brexit decision making processes.1 Health impact assessment is a valuable, evidence based tool through which to view and understand the potential health implications of Brexit. The authors say that this task might be difficult, maybe insurmountable. But we published a …

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