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News BMA Annual Representatives Meeting

Doctors leaders endorse Green New Deal and will lobby for climate action

BMJ 2021; 374 doi: (Published 16 September 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;374:n2283

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BMA to debate actions to tackle the climate emergency at Annual Representative Meeting

  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. The BMJ

The BMA has endorsed the Green New Deal for climate action and will lobby NHS trusts and health boards to embed sustainability criteria into their tendering processes, after representatives passed a motion at their annual meeting this week.

The meeting, held on 14 September, declared that the climate emergency is a health emergency, and called on the BMA to commit to a range of actions to …

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