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Health bosses refuse UKIP request to allow patients to use e-cigarettes

The party’s Lancashire vice-chairman James Barker has written to the chairmen of health trusts covering hospitals in Nelson, Burnley, Blackburn, Accrington, Clitheroe, and Chorley to query their policy on e-cigarettes.
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 28, 2015 12:09

[UK] Hospital bosses urged to support e-cigarette use

Hospital bosses have been urged to stop “bullying” e-cigarette users. James Barker, vice chairman of UKIP in Lancashire, has to the chief executive of Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust which runs Preston and Chorley hospitals, asking hi
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Aug 27, 2015 08:24

[UK] Staff abused as they try to stub out smoking outside hospital

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has banned people from smoking on its premises but has found it difficult to enforce the rules outside its buildings. As a result, new mums and maternity staff at Middlesbrough's James Cook University Hospital
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Aug 24, 2015 07:28

[UK] Chief exec tells of 'verbal abuse' when asking people not to smoke on hospital grounds

Professor Tricia Hart, chief executive of South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust... “When we politely ask people to refrain from smoking on the site, my staff, including me have been on the receipt of verbal abuse and at times made to feel quite uncomf
Middlesboro Evening Gazette (uk)
added Aug 24, 2015 07:26
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[UK] 'Please don't smoke at hospital entrances' pleads trust with no powers to ban lighting up on its site

The hospital, which is run by South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, operates a strict no-smoking policy in all buildings and grounds. But the trust has no way to legally enforce the policy - meaning that smokers regularly smoke close to department
Middlesboro Evening Gazette (uk)
added Aug 21, 2015 11:24

Economic evaluation of a hospital-initiated intervention for smokers with chronic disease, in Ontario, Canada [FREE FULL TEXT]

We modelled the cost-effectiveness of the Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation (OMSC)...appears to be cost-effective from the hospital payer perspective. Important consideration is the relatively low intervention cost compared to the reduction in costs rela
Tobacco Control
added Aug 20, 2015 13:33

[Ireland] 'Hundreds' defy smoking ban at University Hospital Limerick

THE University of Limerick Hospitals Group has said that it is “disappointed” that hundreds of patients, visitors and staff are still smoking on the grounds of its Dooradoyle hospital’s campus, despite a smoke-free policy being in place for more than thr
Limerick Leader (ie)
added Aug 18, 2015 14:59
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[UK] CLARK: Why there shouldn’t be a complete smoking ban at Chesterfield Royal Hospital

Managers say the NHS spends £2.7bn a year treating smoking-related health problems. Well, I’ve got news for them. Smokers contribute more than £10bn annually through tobacco taxation. If you contribute that amount to public funds you don’t deserve to be t
Derbyshire Times (Bakewell Today) (uk)
added Aug 10, 2015 09:50

[UK] MALLORY: Why there should be a complete smoking ban at Chesterfield Royal Hospital

If we’re still prepared to carry on despite the health concerns and monetary cost, then having to walk off a hospital grounds should be seen as what it is – a very minor inconvenience.
Derbyshire Times (Bakewell Today) (uk)
added Aug 10, 2015 09:48

[UK] Chesterfield Royal Hospital smoking ban decision expected in autumn

Hospital bosses are currently considering the results of a public consultation on the controversial plan. If it is given the go-ahead, patients, visitors and staff would be banned from lighting up on all of the Calow hospital’s grounds – including in en
Derbyshire Times (Bakewell Today) (uk)
added Aug 10, 2015 09:46
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