The National Poisons Information Service is an information service provided by the Public Health England for the NHS. Poisoning accounts for 1% of NHS admissions. Pesticides used in agriculture (glyphosate and organophosphorus insecticides) are extremely toxic, but 87% of around 120,000 annual poisoning cases in the UK take place in the home.

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  • NPIS
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  • The National Poisons Information Service is an information service provided by the Public Health England for the NHS. Poisoning accounts for 1% of NHS admissions. Pesticides used in agriculture (glyphosate and organophosphorus insecticides) are extremely toxic, but 87% of around 120,000 annual poisoning cases in the UK take place in the home. (en)
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  • British toxicologists (en)
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  • The National Poisons Information Service is an information service provided by the Public Health England for the NHS. Poisoning accounts for 1% of NHS admissions. Pesticides used in agriculture (glyphosate and organophosphorus insecticides) are extremely toxic, but 87% of around 120,000 annual poisoning cases in the UK take place in the home. (en)
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