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[UK] New focus on prevention is great leadership and could be seminal moment, says NHS Confederation

accounts for more than half the difference in death rates between poor and the better off in the UK. Yet incredibly in England we have seen cuts in smoking cessation services. "It’s time for real intent around prevention and an acceptance that if we are
NHS Confederation (uk)
added Nov 7, 2018 16:48
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[UK] E-cigarettes as a Smoking Cessation aid in Cancer Patients: Health Professionals knowledge, attitude and current practice

While UK health policy promotes e-cigarettes as a smoking cessation aid, this has not yet been adopted by local health organisations, causing barriers to and uncertainty around promoting use of e-cigarettes in cancer patients that smoke. Training of heal
NCRI -- National Cancer Research Institute (uk)
added Nov 6, 2018 16:58
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[UK] Doctors don't know whether they should encourage smokers to switch to e-cigarettes

One in three medics would not recommend e-cigarettes to smokers, with quarter unsure if they are any safer than smoking, polling suggests. The survey of more than 500 cancer specialists, GPs and nurses found more than half said they did not know enough
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 6, 2018 16:57
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[UK] Prevention is better than cure: our vision to help you live well for longer

This document sets out the government's vision for putting prevention at the heart of the nation's health.
GOV.UK
added Nov 6, 2018 16:52
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[UK] Hospital patients will be quizzed on lifestyles in 'bedside interventions'

“I want to see bedside interventions in our hospitals so smokers who are patients are offered medication, behavioural support and follow-up checks when they go home.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 6, 2018 16:46
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[India] Polluted Delhi air akin to death sentence, say doctors

"A child who is born in Delhi is taking in gulps of bad air which is equivalent to smoking 20 to 25 cigarettes on the first day of his life," said Arvind Kumar, a prominent Delhi lung surgeon.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Nov 6, 2018 16:42
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[UK] Health Secretary will unveil plans for personalised warnings based on social class, lifestyle and genetics in bid to help Britons live an extra five years

For example, pregnant women in Blackpool would receive stop smoking messages because the data shows they are much more likely to smoke than elsewhere.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 6, 2018 16:40
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[UK] No smoking, texting, binge drinking or eating Greggs in public! The strict new rules Army Top Brass demand soldiers follow so they don't bring regiment into disrepute

British soldiers have been banned from texting or smoking while out and about in uniform in a bid to improve the Army's image.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 6, 2018 16:37
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[UK] Health Secretary Matt Hancock is accused of aiming for a 'nanny state' with plans for bedside interventions and teaching people to be healthy

Mr Hancock said in a speech today: 'I want to see bedside interventions in our hospitals so smokers who are patients are offered medication, behavioural support and follow-up checks when they go home.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 6, 2018 16:33
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[UK] Imperial Brands claims vaping wins over smokers

Imperial Brands has already said it hopes to make a profit from so-called “next generation products” (NGPs) by next year, as sales of traditional tobacco products continue to decline. The FTSE 100 company is due to release results for the year to Septemb
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 6, 2018 12:38
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