Item LD/3/2/2/2 - On the State of the Public Health: Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer 2002

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


  • 03 Jun 2003 (Creation)

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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.

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