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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: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l5812 (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
  1. liz.green{at}wales.nhs.uk

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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