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Lean or simply mean?

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Tom Winsor’s review of police pay and conditions includes hard-hitting recommendations to tackle poor fitness levels among frontline officers and to reduce the large numbers currently on restricted duties.

The government prefers a softly-softly ‘nudge’ approach to tackling obesity in the general population; the strategy recommended in the Home Office-commissioned review of police pay and conditions is more reminiscent of the hard-hitting ’70s TV drama The Sweeney. Tom Winsor’s review1 is, likewise, uncompromisingly…

John Ballard is editor of Occupational Health [at Work].

Author: Ballard J

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Occupational Health at Work April/May 2012 (vol. 08/6) pp3

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