Health

A new way forward for the NHS?

by Dr Rangan Chatterjee   /  October 20, 2016

Is it time to teach doctors about nutrition and lifestyle?

The NHS is crumbling under the weight of chronic disease. This is largely driven by diet and lifestyle factors.This is a societal problem and the solution will not come from just one group of professionals – however, surely a good start would be for doctors to have detailed knowledge on nutrition and lifestyle?

Posted by Dr Chatterjee on Thursday, October 20, 2016

 

The NHS is crumbling under the weight of chronic disease. This is largely driven by diet and lifestyle factors.

This is a societal problem and the solution will not come from just one group of professionals – however, surely a good start would be for doctors to have detailed knowledge on nutrition and lifestyle?

— Dr Chatterjee

Dr. Rangan Chatterjee MbChB, BSc (Hons), MRCP, MRCGP