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[UK] It’s time the NHS was smoke-free

The NHS is not yet smoke-free, but it’s time that it was, says Dr Mary Black at Public Health England in The BMJ. She argues that tolerating tobacco smoking on NHS premises is a form of collusion. Staff who smoke in NHS uniforms are sending a very clea
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Feb 1, 2017 13:57
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[UK] Smoke free as cigarettes are banned at trust across Barnet, Enfield and Haringey

PATIENTS and staff will be stubbing out their cigarettes as they go smoke free at a mental health trust which covers Barnet, Enfield and Haringey (BEH). Smoking has been banned on the premises and in the grounds across the NHS trust’s hospitals as part o
North London Newspapers (uk)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:22
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[UK] Anti-smoking officers to patrol Mansfield hospital sites Kings Mill Hospital.

Sherwood Forest Hospitals Trust, which runs the sites, has pledged to make its hospital sites smoke-free in 2017. As well as urging people not to light up, patrols will give advice about quitting, talk to people about littering and issue fines to repeat o
Mansfield Chad (uk)
added Jan 12, 2017 22:02
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[UK] EDITOR'S COMMENT: Enforcing ban at Bradford district's hospitals is a tough task

it seems the Trusts have little choice other than to accept that it’s a damage limitation exercise and provide facilities for those who are determined not to help themselves. As long as these facilities are away from people who don’t wish to smoke, it se
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Dec 22, 2016 15:37
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[UK] Hospital bosses in Bradford and Keighley admit defeat over enforcing smoking ban despite new orders to 'get tough'

Public Health England (PHE) chief executive Duncan Selbie has written to every NHS Trust asking them to execute the ban after a study by the British Thoracic Society warned that NHS hospitals were falling”woefully short” of doing so.
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Dec 22, 2016 15:36
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[UK] VIEDO: Watch: Security man smokes in high fire risk zone at Addenbrooke's Hospital

has been caught smoking dangerously close to medical gas exhaust pipes in a flagrant breach of hospital policy. The hospital, which has implemented a strict no smoking ban throughout its premises since January 2014, has asked for the man to be removed fr
Cambridge Evening News (uk)
added Dec 17, 2016 06:47
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[UK] NHS Lanarkshire backs new legislation on smoking

NHS Lanarkshire has backed new legislation making smoking in a vehicle with anyone under 18 against the law. The new law introduced by the Scottish Government, came into force on Monday and carries a fixed penalty of £100 for those who break it. Latest r
added Dec 7, 2016 16:59
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A survey of 140 hospitals for the British Thoracic Society found that only one in 16 fully enforced a no-smoking policy. Enforcement includes giving people information on the trust’s smoke-free policy, as well as policing hospital grounds and putting up
Aberdeen Evening Express (This is Aberdeen) (uk)
added Dec 7, 2016 16:28
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[UK] WATCH: Calls For Hospitals To Go Tobacco-Free

There are calls to make all South West hospital sites, including Cornwall, tobacco-free. They are being urged to take steps to improve the health of their patients and staff. Public Health England (PHE) Chief Executive Duncan Selbie has written to ever
Pirate FM (uk)
added Nov 30, 2016 20:04
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[UK] Health boss says hospitals should ban all smoking on their grounds

All NHS hospitals should put a blanket ban on smoking on their grounds, the head of Public Health England (PHE) has said. A number of trusts have introduced such rules, but others have shied away, or failed to enforce the bans when patients, visitors or
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 21, 2016 15:49
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