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Physicians to be better trained on effects of air pollution on health, says college

BMJ 2021; 373 doi: (Published 16 June 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;373:n1558
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) will review the medical curriculum to make sure physicians better understand the effects of air pollution on health.

The announcement comes after the coroner who made the first UK ruling giving toxic air as a cause of death called on the government and doctors’ training bodies to take urgent action to cut the risk of deaths …

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