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[UK] Hospital refuses to ban smoking on its grounds because they say smokers are in danger when they stand near busy roads

Royal Bournemouth Hospital said it had previously tried to ban smoking / The hospital argues a ban would force people to smoke near a 50mph road / Campaigners say Royal Bournemouth should do more to discourage smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 5, 2017 00:10
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[UK] Royal Bournemouth Hospital won't ban smokers from grounds because it will ‘compromise their safety’

both Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals and Poole Hospital still allow smoking on site in designated shelters. And bosses at Royal Bournemouth Hospital said if they did enforce a ban, smokers may be at risk of being run over, particularly at ni
This is Bournemouth: The Bournemouth Daily Echo (uk)
added Mar 3, 2017 12:53

[Canada] No smoking not enforced?

Patients can regularly be seen lighting up around Kelowna General Hospital, and that has one man fuming. Randy Millis is upset at the lack of enforcement of the hospital's no-smoking areas. Millis attended the KGH eye clinic this week and saw a group o (ca)
added Mar 2, 2017 19:25

[UK-Scotland] Patients, staff, visitors and pregnant women at Wishaw General are continuing to flout smoking ban

Many people are continuing to disregard the large, bright signs and are still failing to adhere to the smoke-free rules.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Mar 2, 2017 16:47
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[UK] Bristol hospitals’ on-site smoking bans ignored as staff admit new crackdown is ‘unachievable’

On-site smoking bans at two Bristol hospitals continue to be ignored by visitors – despite clear warnings telling them not to and designated shelters nearby. Members of the public – including staff - were caught lighting up outside the main entrances to
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Mar 2, 2017 16:47

[UK] Call for government to intervene over operation delays in York

THE Government has been asked to intervene over an “operation ban” affecting obese people and smokers in York. Patients who smoke or have a body-mass index (BMI) of more than 30 face new rules which mean if they don’t quit or lose weight, they face leng
York Press (uk)
added Mar 2, 2017 16:46

[UK-Wales] Support for Pubic Health Bill from AMs

AMS have thrown their support behind a series of measures designed to improve and protect the health and wellbeing of people in Wales. Regulations which will be put in place by the Welsh Government’s Public Health Bill include banning smoking in school a
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Mar 1, 2017 15:44

[UK] Smoking ‘should be banned in NHS buildings and grounds’

Health chiefs are calling for smoking to be completely banned in all NHS buildings and grounds. Public Health England is campaigning for a “tobacco-free NHS” with more support on quitting offered to patients, visitors and staff.
Press Association (uk)
added Mar 1, 2017 15:31

[UK] Now NHS patients and staff are to be BANNED from smoking outside hospitals but health chiefs insist: ‘We are NOT forcing people to quit’

Public Health England is campaigning for a 'tobacco-free NHS' for everyone Duncan Selbie, CEO of PHE, said he wants the ban in every hospital's grounds He added that latest figures show 25% of patients in hospitals are smokers
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 16:44

[UK] Campaign launched for 'tobacco-free' NHS by Public Health England

A campaign for a complete ban on smoking in all NHS buildings and grounds has been launched by Public Health England (PHE). PHE said a "tobacco-free NHS" would encourage patients, visitors and staff to give up the habit, along with more support to help
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 12:05
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