311 e-Letters

  • Screening of immigrants is inappropriate
    Dear Editor:

    The Code of Practice (Control and prevention of tuberculosis in the United Kingdom)[1] provides us with evidence based gold standards for best practice in this field. The exception is of promoting routine immigrant screening and the context within which it is recommended.

    I welcome a general health check for immigrants on arrival, but does routine screening for tuberculosis needs to be part of it?...

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