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Modernizing public health law: protection and enforcement

Richard Griffith, Cassam Tengnah

British Journal of Community Nursing, Volume: 16, Issue: 8, Pages: 402 - 5

Swansea University Author: Richard Griffith

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<p>Health protection legislation has been updated through amendments to the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 to take account of emerging diseases and the risk of contamination by adopting an all hazard approach to disease protection. To further strengthen safeguards for protecting h...

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Published in: British Journal of Community Nursing
ISSN: 1462-4753
Published: MA Healthcare 2011
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