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Modernizing public health law

Richard Griffith, Cassam Tengnah

British Journal of Community Nursing, Volume: 16, Issue: 7, Pages: 350 - 3

Swansea University Author: Richard Griffith

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<p>The rapid spread of a mutant strain of Escherichia coli throughout Europe highlights the need for modern and flexible public health laws to identify, control and treat infections and contamination that give significant concern for the health of the population. In this article, Richard Griff...

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Published in: British Journal of Community Nursing
ISSN: 1462-4753
Published: MA Healthcare 2011
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URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa6825
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Abstract: <p>The rapid spread of a mutant strain of Escherichia coli throughout Europe highlights the need for modern and flexible public health laws to identify, control and treat infections and contamination that give significant concern for the health of the population. In this article, Richard Griffith and Cassam Tengnah outline the amendments to the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 that adopt an all-hazards approach to threats to public health.</p>
Keywords: Healthcare reform; Disease notification; Public health; Government regulation
College: College of Human and Health Sciences
Issue: 7
Start Page: 350
End Page: 3