Guidance on Air Pollution, Outdoor Air Quality and Health (NICE / PHE / COMEAP / BBC News)

Summary

Public Health England (PHE) and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) have released guidance on reducing the harmful effects of air pollution.

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Reference

Gallagher, J. (2017). ‘Ban parents from leaving engines on’, says guidance. London: BBC Health News, June 30th 2017.

This relates to:

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Reference

Air pollution: outdoor air quality and health: guidance (NG70). London: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), June 30th 2017.

There is an associated “map of medicine” style NICE Pathways online version.

COMEAP Summary of Evidence

The Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants (COMEAP) released an assessment of the health effects of exposure particulate air pollution, earlier this year:

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Reference

Statement on the evidence for differential health effects of particulate matter according to source or components. London: Public Health England / Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants (COMEAP), March 12th 2015.

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