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Recommendations for needs assessment work

Background papers: Lifestyle and wider determinants :: Air Quality [Update in progress] :: Recommendations for needs assessment work

Explore the possibility of introducing black carbon monitoring equipment to enable a more sophisticated analysis of the effect of air pollution upon the Medway population's health.

Produce more detailed analysis of the exposure to air pollution of different socioeconomic and age groups, similar to that conducted by Kings College London in South East London.

Identify particular groups at risk in Medway (COPD, asthma, young, elderly or pregnant).

Key Contacts

DEFRA leaflet on air quality and public health

Medway Council Air quality guidance for developers