Study: Millions of NHS patients registered at GP surgeries facing 'toxic air'

Michael Holder
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Study: Millions of NHS patients registered at GP surgeries facing 'toxic air'

New analysis by UK100 green cities network shows 17.9 million NHS patients in England are registered at GP practices that exceed WHO guidelines

Almost 18 million NHS patients in England are registered at GP surgeries located in air pollution hotspots that exceed World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines, according to a startling new analysis...

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