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Step-change needed in UK asbestos safety and healthcare policy

This article was originally published in Clinica

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Clinica is calling for a public inquiry into the state of asbestos regulation in the UK, in light of discrepancies over the risk of exposure to asbestos at London's Palace of Westminster. The latest developments in Clinica's investigation into the extent of the problem and the ensuing healthcare need, add weight to calls for a more precautionary approach and greater readiness, including the creation of a national asbestos-related diseases research centre.

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