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Welfare Reform on the Web (December 2001): Public Health - UK

CATCH PHASE

S. Bakhshi

Health Service Journal, vol.111, Oct. 11th 2001, p. 27

The latest NHS reorganisation is moving consultants in communicable disease control into primary care trusts, where they are in danger of being absorbed into the clinical system. Calls for a clear distinction between the work of clinicians in treating infection and that of public health, which should be studying epidemiology and preventing infection.

GETTING THEIR TEETH INTO WELLBEING

M. Burton

Municipal Journal, Oct. 12th 2001, p. 11

Deprived areas consistently show the worst records for bad diet and poor health. Article briefly discusses how local authorities could improve the situation as part of their social inclusion strategies.

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