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British green papers highlight injury prevention
  1. David Stone
  1. The PEACH Unit, Department of Child Health, Yorkhill Hospital, Glasgow G3 8SJ Scotland, UK

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    In February 1998, the British government published two green papers (consultative policy statements) for England and Scotland: Our Healthier Nation and Working Together for a Healthier Scotland. These outline a strategic approach to public health that build on earlier target setting exercises that have met with limited success.

    The green papers are especially noteworthy in that the New Labour administration explicitly recognises the strong association between poverty and …

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