Air Pollution Damages Intelligence

Air pollution impacts cognitive abilities. Dr Guddi Singh, member of Doctors Against Diesel argues, “As our knowledge of the link between air pollution and ill health grows, so does the weight of our responsibility towards those affected by it, especially the next generation.”

Doctors Against Diesel Workshop

This is the first meeting of the recently formed campaign Doctors Against Diesel. We invite nurses, doctors and allied health professionals to join us to learn about health and diesel, discuss health messaging, and share ideas for how health professionals can support the wider campaign for a rapid phase out of diesel vehicles.

Healthy Air

Health professionals treat the impacts of air pollution on a daily basis.  The recent report Every Breath We Take, by the Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health and The Royal College of Physicians, concluded that: “Each year in the UK, around 40,000 deaths are...

A Critical Day for Air Pollution in Europe

Today EU leaders will attempt to come to an agreement on air pollution reduction targets that will determine the quality of our air for the next 15 years. The success of the agreement will, however, depend on the UK government and other member states abandoning efforts to weaken and delay the directive.