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[UK] Frontline healthcare staff urged to intervene to cut around 55,650 smokers ending up in hospital

Public Health England is urging all NHS frontline staff to take advantage of free online training to help them deliver effective stop smoking advice. The latest figures show the burden to the NHS in England from smoking is £2.6billion. There is an urgen
The Phoenix Newspaper (uk)
added Nov 7, 2017 19:19
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[UK] NHS on countdown to smokefree status

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is marching towards becoming smokefree in the spring. As part of its commitment to improving the health and wellbeing of its staff, patients and visitors, smoking will not be permitted in any of the trust’s h
Berwick Advertiser (uk)
added Oct 26, 2017 17:58
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[Maine] Three Midcoast hospitals honored for tobacco policies

The MaineHealth Center for Tobacco Independence’s Breathe Easy initiative held the eighth annual Tobacco-Free Hospital Gold Star Standards of Excellence Awards ceremony Sept. 27 to celebrate efforts to address tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke
Rockland (ME) Village Soup
added Oct 11, 2017 15:32
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A meta-analysis of brief tobacco interventions for use in integrated primary care

Brief tobacco cessation interventions that can be delivered in IPC settings were found to be effective. Future research in this area might evaluate ways to improve the dissemination and implementation of these types of interventions in IPC settings.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:46
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[UK] New signs promote smoking ban at Chesterfield Royal Hospital

The signs, which were designed by Staveley-based company Alldread Burgess, highlight the effects of second-hand smoke on patients and visitors of all ages. Dr David Pickworth, one of the Royal's non-executive directors who has led on the no-smoking campai
Derbyshire Times (Bakewell Today) (uk)
added Oct 5, 2017 16:27
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[UK] Sheffield mum urges pregnant women to ditch the cigarettes as hospital becomes smoke free site

A Sheffield mum who once smoked 20 cigarettes a day for 23 years is urging others to ditch the habit while pregnant. Sarah Bembridge, aged 36, from Gleadless, quit smoking while pregnant earlier in the year and is now encouraging others to join her to ma
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:37
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[UK] Milton Keynes University Hospital goes smoke free

From Sunday (October 1), in conjunction with Stoptober, Milton Keynes University Hospital will become an entirely smoke-free site. Patients, visitors and staff will not be permitted to smoke anywhere on the hospital grounds, including the car parks. Fatal
Milton Keynes Citizen (uk)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:42
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A meta-analysis of brief tobacco interventions for use in integrated primary care

Brief tobacco cessation interventions that can be delivered in IPC settings were found to be effective. Future research in this area might evaluate ways to improve the dissemination and implementation of these types of interventions in IPC settings. Impl
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 18, 2017 23:05
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[Ireland] A National Audit of Smoking Cessation Services in Irish Maternity Units.

Although smoking is an important modifiable risk factor for adverse pregnancy outcomes, smoking cessation services are inadequate in the Irish maternity services and there are variations in practices between hospitals.
Irish Medical Journal (ie)
added Aug 3, 2017 14:04
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[Oklahoma] MeddWatch- CCMH is a tobacco-free campus

Comanche County Memorial Hospital is a tobacco free campus. You might see signs like these posted all around the hospital... No smoking... That's because CCMH is a tobacco free campus. "It's really important that as a healthcare facility, that we put pe
KSWO-TV ( Lawton, OK)
added Jul 21, 2017 05:14
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