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[UK] Medway Maritime Hospital bans smoking as it aims to be a smoke-free site

Unlike many other hospitals that have prohibited smoking from all areas, Medway has allowed the activity in designated areas. But from October 17, the site in Windmill Road will become smoke-free meaning all patients, visitors and staff will not be abl
Kent Online (uk)
added Jun 28, 2016 11:26

[UK-Wales] VIDEO: Push the button to stop hospital smoking

A pioneering anti-smoking public address system has been rolled out across west Wales, with Pembrokeshire schoolchildren recording the messages. Any member of the public who sees someone smoking on hospital sites can now press a red button that will act
Western Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 17, 2016 21:28

[UK-Wales] VIDEO: Push-button announcements warn smokers at hospitals

West Wales hospitals are tackling smokers on site with new push-button speaker announcements, voiced by local school children Hywel Dda University Health Board is the first in Wales to launch the system to curb smoking at Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and
BBC Online
added Jun 17, 2016 20:24

[Africa] EKO Hospital alerts to rising cases of smoking-related diseases in Nigeria

has alerted on the rising cases of smoking-related illnesses in the country even as it advised Nigerians to stop smoking, as it would lead to lung cancer infections, kidney diseases, among other diseases. Officials of the Hospital, at the Stop Smoking P
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jun 16, 2016 13:57

[UK] PA system to stop smoking at Hywel Dda hospitals

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the first in Wales to launch the "Push the Button" system to curb smoking at Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire hospitals. It enables people to anonymously push a red button which triggers an announcement
BBC Online
added Jun 13, 2016 20:50

[Washington] Exploding e-cigarette batteries sending more burn victims to Seattle hospital

Reports of devastating burns caused by exploding e-cigarette batteries have continued to climb at Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center, where at least 14 victims have been treated or hospitalized since the fall. Trauma experts say they’re hoping the fede
Seattle (WA) Times
added Jun 13, 2016 22:08

California raises smoking age starting Thursday

California e-cigarette smokers will also see restrictions after Thursday. All e-cigarette and vapor products will be reclassified as traditional tobacco products in the law. This law is opposed by the Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association – a lobbyin
USA Today
added Jun 9, 2016 16:42

[UK] Lincolnshire trust to ban smoking in alignment with NICE guidance

Patients and visitor will no longer be able to smoke cigarettes or other tobacco products at any Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LPFT) site. The move, which is being led by consultant nurse Paul Barrett, comes as the trust aims to tackle
Nursing in practice (uk)
added Jun 2, 2016 10:04
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[UK] Smoking to be banned anywhere on Kettering Hospital site from next week

from June 6, the hospital is enacting a new smoke-free policy which will not allow smoking anywhere on its grounds – including outside hospital buildings. Kettering General Hospital’s deputy director of human resources, Sue Newing, who has been overseein
Northamptonshire Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 1, 2016 18:56
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