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[UK] Hospitals may BAN smoking shelters and SELL e-Cigs in shock move

Though there has been a ban on smoking inside hospitals since 2007, most have struggled to enforce the ban on their grounds. Smoking shelters are where patients and visitors go to for a cheeky fag. But a shock new editorial by Public Health England (PH
Daily Star (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:40
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[UK] Should NHS hospitals offer e-cigarettes and vaping lounges?

Joyce Robins, of campaign group Patient Concern, told The Times that it was a bad idea to use up much-needed spaces in hospitals to create vaping areas. “Every hospital I have been in there is not an inch to spare, with people lying in corridors,” she sa
The Week.co.uk (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:38
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[UK-Scotland] Smokers face £60 fine for lighting up in Queen Margaret Hospital grounds

SMOKERS are facing a £60 fine or even being taken to court for lighting up on NHS Fife hospital grounds. The health board want to reduce the harm caused by tobacco – it costs them £10.5 million each year to treat smoking-related diseases – and will tak
Dunfermline Press (uk)
added Feb 2, 2018 15:44
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[Netherlands] DUTCH HOSPITAL FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST TOBACCO INDUSTRY

The Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital in Amsterdam filed a lawsuit against the four large tobacco factories in the Netherlands, accusing them of aggravated assault with death as result. According to the hospital, the fight against cancer is a losing battle
NL Times (nl)
added Feb 1, 2018 16:53
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[Europe, UK-Scotland] Blanket ban on smoking in mental health hospitals declared ‘lawful’

A judge in the Court of Session ruled that the complete ban on smoking was “lawful” and did not breach the petitioners’ rights to respect for a private life, but held that the prohibition on lighters was “unlawful”.
Scottish Legal News (uk)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:54
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[UK] Now you've got to be in agony to have hip op: Most NHS trusts now imposing cruel new pain tests in row over 'rationing'

‘Restrictions on joint replacement surgery and obliging patients to stop smoking or lose weight before they will be operated on, are becoming ever more frequent. ... 31 CCGs said the same of smoking.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:49
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[New York] BYRNE: Is Columbia’s smoke-free policy just smoke and mirrors?

Columbia’s apparent failure to follow and implement its own mandated smoking policies reflects poorly on the institution’s credibility, reputation, and overall concern for the health and wellbeing...also falls on Columbia’s medical center since it is a p
Columbia Daily Spectator (Columbia U.)
added Jan 19, 2018 09:26
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[UK] Call for NHS organisations to sign smokefree pledge

CAMPAIGNERS were in Parliament yesterday calling for the NHS to do more to help prevent hospital admissions and deaths from smoking. NHS organisations across the country are being urged to sign the NHS Smokefree Pledge to support patients to quit and cre
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:43
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[UK] North campaigners call for NHS to do more to prevent hospital admissions and deaths from smoking

Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:41
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PELZMAN: Patient Smokes, Check. Now What?

We have tried something new to help us...anyone listed as a smoker (based on those buttons that are clicked or the presence of "tobacco use disorder" on their problem list) is flagged...report is generated daily which is sent to our smoking cessation team
MedPage Today
added Jan 14, 2018 16:08
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