Climate change and health: time to adopt environmental, probity?

Ballard, Tim
November 2011
British Journal of General Practice;Nov2011, Vol. 61 Issue 592, p682
Academic Journal
The article explores the moral and ethical challenges to global health due to climate change faced by general practitioners. It notes that doctors in Great Britain are the most trusted by society with their personal health and for speaking on issues that threaten the health of individuals and their families. It indicates that patients have a rightful expectation for doctors to help protect the health of the population and inform patients on the health impacts of climate change.


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