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Doctor: Ban hospital junk food

Leading doctors have called for a ban on junk food and fizzy drinks in hospitals. Cardiologist Dr Aseem Malhotra said that to combat the obesity epidemic, hospitals should take a stance against selling junk food.

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Doctor calls for ban on selling junk food in hospitals

Leading doctors have called for a ban on junk food and fizzy drinks in hospitals to combat the obesity epidemic.

Doctor calls for ban on junk food in hospitals Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Archive

Cardiologist Dr Aseem Malhotra said hospitals should take a stance against selling junk food.

Dr Malhotra has called on the British Medical Association to join the Academy of Medical Royal College's campaign to ban such food in hospitals.

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