18 December 2020 To: Juliet HarrisDirector, Together (Scottish Alliance for Children’s Rights) Dear Juliet The purposes of this email are to introduce myself and to ask for your advice and perhaps collaboration. I am Professor of Public Health at Newcastle…
18 December 2020 To: Children & Young People’s Commissioner Scotland Dear Children’s Commissioner The purposes of this email are to introduce myself and to ask for your advice and collaboration. I am Professor of Public Health at Newcastle University, and…
Pollock AM. Kids’ lives are on the line but rugby won’t listen. The Sunday Times 13 Dec 2020.
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Pollock AM, Kirkwood G. Tackle and scrum should be banned in school rugby. BMJ 26 Sep 2017.
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Pollock AM, Kirkwood G. Sport Duty of Care Review: submission. London; 2016 May. download