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Title: Pollution fears up in the air
Post by: pat on August 16, 2008, 08:22:17 am
WILTSHIRE'S public health director has asked doctors to inform her if their patients are being affected by pollution emanating from the chimney at Lafarge cement works.

http://www.wiltshiretimes.co.uk/news/latestheadlines/display.var.2426333.0.pollution_fears_up_in_the_air.php
Title: Re: Pollution fears up in the air
Post by: Bob DeBilda on August 16, 2008, 17:03:23 pm
But how will a GP know?
Title: Re: Pollution fears up in the air
Post by: Debs on August 17, 2008, 09:52:54 am
But how will a GP know?


 the gp will know by how many people come into their office with   respitory problems and chest complaints, asthma
Title: Re: Pollution fears up in the air
Post by: pat on August 17, 2008, 09:54:49 am
my daughter hasnt had a asthma attack since we have been living in westbury :-\
Title: Re: Pollution fears up in the air
Post by: Debs on August 17, 2008, 10:01:37 am
my daughter hasnt had a asthma attack since we have been living in westbury :-\

 thats good..... to be honest mine has got worse since moving to the crescent and quite close to haynes road...... my asthma had vertually died down in the past 4 years since my divorce ( no stress)
Title: Re: Pollution fears up in the air
Post by: pat on August 17, 2008, 10:04:09 am
you live right on the 350,so i think i we lived on that road Jodie would probably get attacks :(
Title: Re: Pollution fears up in the air
Post by: Bob DeBilda on August 17, 2008, 14:29:38 pm
But how will a GP know?


 the gp will know by how many people come into their office with   respitory problems and chest complaints, asthma

But how will he know the respiratory and chest complaints are attributable to the discharge form the Le Farge chimney?