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January 02, 2013

Overweight healthcare workers to be offered gastric bands

A report finds that overweight medical staff sets bad examples for patients

By Anil Dawar
The Express

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.

Full story: Overweight healthcare workers to be offered gastric bands

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