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On the State of the Public Health: Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer 2002

Health issues covered in this report include;

Progress on 2001 recommendations;

The dangers of second-hand smoke (including recommendations on banning smoking in public places);

A study on West Nile virus including the risk of it spreading to England and need for surveillance and contingency plans;

Curbing England's obesity epidemic;

Patient safety in intrathecal chemotherapy treatment;

And tackling poor clinical practice by providing support and dealing more effectively with problem doctors.

Also included is a regional focus on some local problems, trends and initiatives across England.

Presentations delivered by Sir Liam on Health Inequalities, Healthcare Associated Infection and Health Promotion

Consists of 53 powerpoint presentations, including notes, used by Sir Liam during speeches and presentations given during his time as Chief Medical Officer regarding Health Inequalities, Healthcare Associated Infection, and Health Promotion to prevent diseases; specifically regarding alcohol, obesity, physical activity and nutrition, screening, sexual health and smoking. Also includes presentations given by others which support Sir Liam's campaigns.