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[UK] North campaigners call for NHS to do more to prevent hospital admissions and deaths from smoking

Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:41
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[UK] NHS provider of mental health services bans smoking outside Stonebow Unit

There will be no smoking allowed within the gardens, car parks and grounds at the Stonebow Unit at Hereford County Hospital and at Oak House, in Barton Road, Hereford. The 2gether NHS Foundation Trust, the mental health and learning disabilities provide
Kidderminster Shuttle (uk)
added Jan 4, 2018 20:28
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[UK] New Year will usher in total smoking ban on Homerton Hospital’s premises

Red lines will be painted at the access points to the hospital grounds stating “no smoking beyond this point”, and signs and posters will also be on display. Any patients who receive hospital care at home will be asked not to smoke for an hour before st
Hackney Gazette (uk)
added Dec 20, 2017 15:14
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[UK] Call for more hospital beds to cope with winter breathing difficulties

The report from the British Lung Foundation says more and more people are ending up in an already hard-pressed A&Es because of the increase in breathing problems caused by air pollution, an ageing population and the long-term effects of heavy smoking.
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 13:52
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[Washington] MultiCare Tacoma General hosts exhibit highlighting dangers of cigarettes

MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital will an exhibit called the “Evolving Cigarette” in the week leading up to this year’s Great American Smokeout on Nov. 16. The exhibit explores tactics used by the tobacco industry over time to create more customers – fr
The Suburban Times (Lakewood, WA)
added Nov 10, 2017 17:20
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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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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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