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[UK] Smoking cessation in hospitals could cut smoking rates significantly

Clinicians should make better use of opportunities to help people quit smoking when people are in hospitals in England for the 2.6million episodes of care that take place every year for smokers. It is estimated that around 460,000 adult admissions to NHS
Science Codex
added Nov 11, 2014 10:45
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[UK] Over 1m smokers admitted to NHS hospitals in England every year

Over a million smokers are treated in hospitals in England every year, resulting in more than 2.5 million episodes of care, giving the NHS a great opportunity to push home the smoking cessation message to these patients, finds research* published today i
OnMedica Group (uk)
added Nov 11, 2014 10:33
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[UK] Smoking to be banned from hospital sites

Local hospitals have unveiled their plans to become fully smoke free. Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Trust, which runs Queen’s hospital in Romford and King George hospitals in Goodmayes, launched the 'breath of fresh air’ campaign to stamp o
Guardian-series / Guardian Newspapers (uk)
added Sep 8, 2014 12:16
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[Pennsylvania] York countians mixed on WellSpan smoking policy

Readers have strong opinions about WellSpan Health's announcement this week that, starting Jan. 1, it will no longer hire smokers. We asked Facebook readers: What do you think about WellSpan's decision not to hire smokers?
York (PA) Dispatch
added Aug 22, 2014 09:58
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[UK-Scotland] NHS bans smoking at north-east hospitals

One of the world’s largest cancer research charities has backed a move by NHS Grampian to extinguish smoking on their premises. NHS Grampian plans to ban smoking on their sites by March next year, in line with national tobacco policy. But health bosses
This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added Aug 19, 2014 07:28
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[UK] Carstairs smoking ban upheld after hospital wins appeal

A patient at the State Hospital at Carstairs who won a court ruling that a smoking ban at the facility breached his human rights has seen the decision overturned. Charles McCann challenged the ban at the Court of Session in Edinburgh after it was introd
BBC Online
added Aug 13, 2014 10:13
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[UK] Smoking and its treatment in addiction services: Clients' and staff behaviour and attitudes

A large unmet clinical need is evident with a widespread failure to deliver smoking cessation interventions to an extraordinarily high prevalence population of smokers in addiction services. This is despite the majority of smokers reporting motivation to
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Jul 15, 2014 16:22
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Southern Health Trust ban use of e-cigarettes

The use of e-cigarettes are to be banned from all local hospitals and Southern Trust properties. The Southern Trust operates a Smoke Free Policy (2008) which applies to all staff, patients, visitors and contractors. The policy was revised recently to i
Tyrone Times (uk)
added Jul 15, 2014 11:03
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[Pennsylvania] LETTER: UPMC goes too far with its anti-smoking policy for workers

My question to UPMC is this: Since when can an employer tell an "employee" what he or she is permitted to do on a lunch break or while traveling to his or her job (it will be difficult for employees to smoke en route to work because of repercussions if t
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Jul 15, 2014 04:31
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Economic evaluation of a hospital-initiated intervention for smokers with chronic disease, in Ontario, Canada

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 relat
Tobacco Control
added Jun 17, 2014 00:28
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