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[UK] Nottingham's hospitals: Smoke on our grounds and we'll prosecute

Hospital chiefs want to change the law so that people caught smoking within their grounds could be prosecuted. Queen's Medical Centre and Nottingham City Hospital are already "smoke-free"– but patients and staff can regularly nip out for a smoke.
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Jan 21, 2015 10:08

[UK] Smoking ban for mental health patients in Islington’s high-security wards

Camden and Islington Foundation Trust has become one of the first in the country to stop offering supervised smoking breaks to in-patients, warning that smoking is the “main cause of death” among its “service users” and “interferes with psychiatric treat
Islington Tribune (uk)
added Jan 19, 2015 10:16

[Australia] Smoking booths for Ipswich Hospital a "no-brainer"

DR PATRICIA Petersen, independent candidate for Ipswich, said that she has a "tried and tested" way of allowing smokers to "light up"...vowing to install "smoking booths", similar to those found in Hong Kong airport and tourist hotspots around the world.
Ipswich Queensland Times (au)
added Jan 18, 2015 21:41

[UK-Scotland] Pensioner who died in hospital blaze thought to have been smoking in her room while receiving oxygen

STAFF had to evacuate 14 patients from the affected ward to another part of the hospital while firefighters battled for two hours to put out the flames.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jan 17, 2015 20:36

[UK] OUTRAGE: East Lancashire NHS chiefs ban smoking at all mental health facilities

It means patients detained under the Mental Health Act are forced to abstain from smoking during the course of their admission...also covers e-cigarettes, follows national guidance and patients will instead be offered nicotine replacement therapy, such a
Burnley Citizen (uk)
added Jan 16, 2015 17:39
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[Ireland] O'DOHERTY: Smokers have rights - but so do health workers

Because when you're benefiting from the State, in this case by the attendance of visiting health care workers, it's not unreasonable for them to expect you to put the fags away while they are doing their job.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jan 16, 2015 15:05

[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: An old plant sees new life

Cheers to Reynolds' continued generosity to its hometown, and cheers to the movers and shakers who are working to lead us into the future.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 16, 2015 14:50

[UK] LETTER: Smoking at University Hospital and a great day out at Coventry

The hospital acknowledges this is an ambitious decision and that enforcement alone is unlikely to be effective. The hospital is actively offering support to patients, visitors and staff who want to quit smoking. Our overall vision is of a smoke-free fut
Coventry Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 16, 2015 10:41

[UK-Scotland] NHS Lothian bans smoking inside cars

As part of a renewed crackdown on smoking in hospital grounds, visitors in their own cars – even with the windows closed – will be asked to stub it out. All health boards in Scotland have been asked by the Scottish Government to make hospitals and their
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 16, 2015 10:38

[North Carolina] Welcome to (Your Name Here) Medical School

Bowman Gray School of Medicine …became increasingly awkward to have an emblem of the leading cause of preventable death headlining an esteemed medical institution … quietly went back to being just the Wake Forest University School of Medicine.
New York Times Blogs
added Jan 15, 2015 12:40
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