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[UK] NICE redoubles efforts to reduce harm from alcohol, smoking and physical inactivity

The quality standards include specific actions which can be used at a local level to help prevent harmful alcohol use, reduce tobacco use and encourage people to be more physically active: Healthcare services using contracts that do not allow employees
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence.(NICE) (uk)
added Mar 25, 2015 13:02

[UK] Ciggie ban on nurses Medics to be barred from smoking while in their uniform

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) wants to discourage Brits from thinking smoking is the norm.
The Sun (uk)
added Mar 30, 2015 14:24

[Australia] EDITORIAL: New smoking laws will lead to healthier lives for children

smoking will now be prohibited outside Victorian schools, hospitals and police stations from April 13... This latest step may help put it out of mind for those who want to give up and those who in future do not want to start. Ultimately smoking like any
Ballarat (Vic) Courier (au)
added Mar 24, 2015 15:18

[Australia] Smoking banned at Vic schools, hospitals

From April 13 lighting up within four metres of the entrance to Victorian government institutions could cost smokers $147. The government planned to introduce the ban on June 30, but has brought it forward to coincide with the start of school term two. S
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Mar 27, 2015 13:46

[UK] Smoking ban for South Staffordshire psychiatric patients

Psychiatric patients who are not allowed to leave hospital grounds will be banned from smoking there under new plans by an NHS trust. Patients in South Staffordshire and Shropshire are currently allowed to smoke in the gardens of individual wards.
Midlands Express and Star (uk)
added Mar 24, 2015 20:19

[Pennsylvania] Uniontown, Mon Valley hospitals tighten no-tabacco policies

Along with Monongahela Valley Hospital, which enacted a tobacco-free policy last year, Uniontown Hospital is falling in line with other regional health care systems prohibiting the use of all tobacco-related products on their properties.
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Mar 21, 2015 19:37

[UK] Smoking to be banned at Worcestershire hospitals in June

Today’s (Wednesday) No Smoking Day marks 99 days until Worcester Royal Hospital, Kidderminster Hospital and Redditch’s Alexandra Hospital become entirely smoke-free on Wednesday, June 17. Staff were banned from smoking on hospital grounds last year, bu
Worcester News (Newsquest [Worcester) Limited] (uk)
added Mar 11, 2015 11:03

[UK] Smoking ban: All hospital grounds to be smoke-free from March 2016

Health Minister Jim Wells has announced that smoking will not be permitted in the grounds of any hospital from March 2016. He made the announcement on No Smoking Day. Mr Wells said smoking was the leading cause of preventable illness and premature death
BBC Online
added Mar 11, 2015 11:01

[UK] Patients will be ordered to slim down for operations ($$)

Patients should be told by doctors to lose weight, stop smoking or drink less before surgery, under guidelines urging franker conversations about operations.
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 10, 2015 12:01

[UK] Exclusive: NHS care rationed for smokers and obese

More than 80% of CCGs in England restrict access to surgery and treatments based on patients' BMI, and at least one blocks all routine surgery for obese patients unless they lose weight.
GP Magazine (uk)
added Mar 8, 2015 16:59
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