Overweight healthcare workers to be offered gastric bands
A report finds that overweight medical staff sets bad examples for patients
By Anil Dawar
LONDON — Fat doctors and nurses should be offered gastric bands, counselling and dietary advice, according to the Royal College of Physicians.
Too many NHS medical staff are overweight and set a bad example to patients, the college says in a report.
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