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Interprofessional liaison in Scotland
  1. WJ Reilly,
  2. JC Sharp and
  3. PW Collier


Communication between the medical, veterinary and environmental health professions has been established in Scotland since the early 1970s and was strengthened by the introduction of the Zoonoses Order 1975. The secondment of a veterinary officer to the Communicable Diseases (Scotland) Unit in Glasgow provides veterinary expertise on matters relating to public health, in addition to improving liaison, surveillance and the other functions of the unit.

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