Frank Rowntree compilation recordings. Part 5, Track 6.

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Frank Rowntree returns to the topic of pollution which has been discusses in previous programmes. On this occasion he discusses the toxicity of new medicines and the regulation in the pharmaceutical industry. He talks about our growing awareness of the dangers of individual substances such as mercury and cadmium.


Sheffield : BBC Radio Sheffield, 1972.

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1 encoded audio file (3.22 min.) : 44.1kHz.



Copyright note

BBC Radio Sheffield 1972

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Under licence.

Language note

In English.

Creator/production credits

BBC Radio Sheffield.


Francis St. D. Rowntree 1928-1996 was awarded the OBE in 1986. In 1987 he was appointed Vice President of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents and also Vice President of the Institute of Health.
For a period in the 1970s, Frank Rowntree was the Health Education Officer for Sheffield. He was invited into the BBC Radio Sheffield studios for a regular short weekly health spot.


Track 6 Time start: 00:00:00 Time end: 00:03:22 Length: 00:03:22


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