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[UK-Wales] Call for more to be done to stop people with mental health problems smoking

New statistics show people with long-standing mental health conditions are almost twice as likely to smoke - 36% compared to 19% of the general population. Smoking can often make conditions such as depression or anxiety worse, and the Royal College of
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:17
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[Burma/Myanmar] Medical universities review no-smoking campaign

Only five of the 16 medical universities that designated smoke-free areas in their campuses in 2016 have been successful in implementing the initiative, according to an anti-smoking advocate. Representatives of the 16 universities held a two-day worksho
Myanmar Times (mm)
added Aug 28, 2017 22:28
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Selfishness on display by hospital smokers

Sir, – A few weeks ago my wife and I had the pleasure of having a baby boy in Ninewells Hospital, Dundee. Unfortunately he contracted an infection and had to stay in for a week. I would like to thank all the staff in the neonatal department for their e
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:23
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Accuracy of self-reported smoking abstinence in clinical trials of hospital-initiated smoking interventions (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions In the United States, high rates (40%) of recently hospitalized smokers enrolled in smoking cessation trials fail biochemical verification of their self-reported abstinence.
Addiction
added Aug 25, 2017 18:08
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[UK] Milton Keynes Hospital to become a No Smoking Zone

Joe Harrison, the CEO for Milton Keynes University Hospital, has confirmed during an interview with MKFM that the hospital will become a smoke-free zone from Monday 2nd of October. During the interview, which will be aired on MKFM next week, Joe said ''
Mkfm 106.3 (uk)
added Aug 25, 2017 17:59
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[Australia] Thugs punch and kick man, 47, outside a Melbourne hospital after he refuses to give them cigarettes - just months after a surgeon was coward punched for asking a man to stop smoking

The man, who is believed to be a medical professional, was approached by the trio as he stood outside Dandenong Hospital, south-east of the city, around 3.30pm on Tuesday, Victoria police said. The group asked the man for a cigarette but he declined, of
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 24, 2017 19:02
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[UK] Homerton Hospital smoking ban would stop patients smoking in their homes for an hour before staff visit

Homerton Hospital is planning a total smoking ban on its premises – and in patients’ homes – by the end of the year. Pending the results of a consultation, the ban would be introduced in phases, with staff no longer able to smoke on site by October – to
Hackney Gazette (uk)
added Aug 22, 2017 14:36
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Smokers hospitalized for heart attacks often don't get cessation drugs

Few smokers hospitalized for heart attacks and other serious complications of cardiac disease get medication to help them quit smoking, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined data on almost 37,000 smokers hospitalized with heart disease and found o
Reuters
added Aug 22, 2017 15:21
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Smoking Cessation Pharmacotherapy Among Smokers Hospitalized for Coronary Heart Disease

Hospitalization for a cardiac event provides a teachable moment with high patient motivation to quit smoking; however, our findings suggest that many hospitals are missing this opportunity to improve outcomes for smokers hospitalized for CHD. We hope the
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Aug 22, 2017 14:56
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[UK] Smoking banned at Darent Valley Hospital

The hospital has announced that smoking and vaping will be banned across the whole site from October 2. Staff are already forbidden from smoking and vaping in hospital grounds but the ban will be extended to patients. A spokesman for Darent Valley said
News Shopper (uk)
added Aug 21, 2017 13:17
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