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Publications from the Board of Science

Since the 1970s, the Board of Science has published reports on a broad range of topics, from gambling addiction and domestic violence to child and adolescent mental health.

Longstanding work streams include tobacco, alcohol and obesity.

Read more about our work on these key issues

If you would like access to a publication that is not available online, please contact the Board of Science by email at [email protected]

 

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  • Alcohol and young people
  • Biotechnology, weapons and humanity
  • Boxing packs a punch
  • Cycle helmets
  • Growing up in Britain: ensuring a healthy future for our children
  • The impact of genetic modification on agriculture, food and health

1998

  • Bloodborne viruses and infection control: a guide for healthcare professionals (interactive CD-ROM)
  • Domestic violence: a health care issue?
  • Health and environmental impact assessment: an integrated approach

1997

  • Road transport and health 
  • School sex education: good practice and policy
  • The misuse of drugs
  • Therapeutic uses of cannabis

1996

  • A guide to hepatitis c
  • Driving impairment through alcohol and other drugs
  • Reporting adverse drug reactions
  • Sport and exercise medicine: policy and provision
  • Strategies for national renewal: a BMA commentary on the report of the commission on social justice

1995

  • A code of practice for implementation of the UK hepatitis b
  • Alcohol: guidelines on sensible drinking
  • Immunisation guidelines for the protection of patients and staff
  • Inequalities in health
  • Multicultural health care: current practice and future policy in medical education
  • Promoting the medical and allied sciences. a short history of science at the BMA
  • The BMA guide to rabies

1994

  • Age of consent for homosexual men: a scientific and medical perspective
  • AIDS and you game: interactive computer version
  • Environmental and occupational risks of health care
  • Water: a vital resource

1993

  • Complementary medicine, new approaches to good practice
  • Hyperbaric medicine facilities in the UK
  • Immediate care schemes
  • Living with risk: educational game
  • The boxing debate
  • The morbidity and mortality of the medical profession

1992

  • A stressful shift educational video package
  • Chemicals, pesticides and human health
  • Cycling: towards health and safety
  • Preventing cancer educational video package
  • Stress and the medical profession

1991

  • AIDS and you - an illustrated guide
  • Hazardous waste and human health
  • Helping Harry educational video package

1990

  • A code of practice for the safe use and disposal of sharps
  • BMA guide to living with risk
  • The future of medical scientific research

1989

  • A code of practice for sterilisation of instruments and control of cross infection
  • AIDS and you: educational game
  • Infection control: the BMA illustrated guide
  • The BMA guide to alcohol and accidents

1988

  • Casualty selection after nuclear attack
  • HIV infection and AIDS
  • Medicines in developing countries
  • The drinking driver

1987

  • AIDS and you - an illustrated guide
  • Deprivation and ill-health
  • Immunisation against hepatitis b
  • Irradiation of foodstuffs
  • Living with risk
  • Medical implications of biological and chemical warfare
  • Medical libraries - a users guide
  • Surrogate motherhood

1986

  • All our tomorrows: growing old in Britain
  • Alternative therapy
  • Cervical cancer and screening in Great Britain
  • Diet, nutrition and health
  • Third statement on acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)
  • The long-term environmental and medical effects of nuclear war
  • Second statement on acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)
  • Young people and alcohol

1985

  • Board of Science and Education working party report on air transportation of the sick and injured
  • Board of Science and Education working party report on notifiable diseases
  • Cigarette advertising and smoking: a review of the evidence
  • First statement on acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)
  • Report on investment in the UK Tobacco Industry
  • When smoke gets in your eyes - cigarette advertising policy and coverage of smoking and health in women’s magazines

1984

  • Boxing

1983

  • The medical effects of nuclear war

1979

  • Our children’s health

1976

  • Care of the elderly

1974

  • Primary health care teams

1972

  • Professional standards