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[New Zealand] Smoking may alleviate symptoms of schizophrenia, new research suggests

Smoking may alleviate some symptoms of schizophrenia, according to a new study out of Victoria University. Study author Uta Waterhouse said this raises questions that current legislation, which prohibits smoking in places like hospitals and other health
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Dec 9, 2016 03:46
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[Canada] Total smoking ban coming to hospital

The Dryden Regional Health Centre plans to implement a new smoke-free policy for buildings and adjacent grounds effective Jan. 4. The transition to a 100 per cent smoke-free facility supports the hospital’s goal to provide a safe and healthy environment
Thunder Bay (Ont) Chronicle-Journal (ca)
added Dec 7, 2016 17:01
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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
KIRKINTILLOCH TODAY (uk)
added Dec 7, 2016 16:59
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[UK] HOSPITALS ‘WOEFULLY FAILING’ TO CRACK DOWN ON SMOKING

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] SELBIE: A tobacco-free NHS: achieving a step change (PDF)

To: All NHS Trust and FT Chief Executives ... I am asking for your help to reach smokers who are in your hospital waiting rooms, consulting rooms and beds. There is a clear opportunity to achieve significant short- term savings and reduce demand. NICE g
GOV.UK
added Dec 7, 2016 16:24
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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] Surgeons attack plans to delay treatment to obese patients and smokers

Surgeons have criticised Theresa May after she became the first prime minister to back an NHS organisation’s plans to ration treatment to patients who smoke or are significantly overweight. The Royal College of Surgeons said Downing Street was endorsing
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:20
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[UK] Lose weight and stop smoking or face up to a 12-month delay for routine operations under new plans

smokers will be asked to quit for two months or face a six-month postponement, the Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) announced...'Smokers and obese patients that need routine surgery, but do not wish to access the support services or fail t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:43
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[UK] NHS patients told to lose weight and quit smoking or face operation delays

smokers will be asked to quit for two months or face a six-month postponement, the Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) announced. The North Yorkshire CCG ruled out a “blanket” ban and said each patient would be dealt with on a “case-by-case b
Press Association (uk)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:19
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[UK] Lose weight and stop smoking or face op delay, patients to be told

smokers will be asked to quit for two months or face a six-month postponement, the Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) announced. The North Yorkshire CCG ruled out a "blanket" ban and said each patient would be dealt with on a "case-by-case b
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:59
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