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[UK-Scotland] Patient killed in oxygen explosion as a second dies in broken lift: Damning dossier reveals NHS failings that caused death

A horrifying catalogue of serious errors at NHS hospitals in Scotland has come to light, following a Freedom of Information request. They include a report from NHS Lothian where a patient on oxygen therapy died in an explosion after lighting a cigarette
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 27, 2012 07:06
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[UK-Scotland] VIDEO: BBC Scotland Investigates, 2012, How Safe Is Your Hospital?

BBC Online
added Nov 27, 2012 07:21
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[UK-Scotland] Secret Scottish NHS incident reports released

Hundreds of previously secret NHS reports into serious incidents, including 105 deaths, have been published by BBC Scotland. More than 300 reports . . . The reports include a person being blown up while on oxygen therapy after lighting a cigarette.
BBC Online
added Nov 27, 2012 07:23
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[Ohio] More employers demand applicants quit smoking

Quitting wasn't by choice, but from necessity, if he wanted to work at Hollywood Casino Columbus, which opened on Oct. 8. It does not hire smokers or allow employees to smoke on the premises or even in their homes."Once I realized the offer was serious,
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Nov 25, 2012 12:31
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[Canada] Doin' it right: put that cigarette down

Hospital tries to stamp out on-site smoking for good with video
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Nov 25, 2012 11:48
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[UK] King's Lynn hospital unveils new smoking shelter after ban fails

Costing £17,000, the shelters are being installed five years after a smoking ban was put on the entire site which proved impossible to enforce. The new shelters, one of which is complete with ‘camouflage’ prints so it blends in to the background, have b
Eastern Daily Press (EDP) (uk)
added Nov 25, 2012 11:49
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Smoking behavior, attitudes, and cessation counseling among healthcare professionals in Armenia

This study identified smoking-related attitudes and behavior of physicians and nurses in a 500-bed hospital in Yerevan, Armenia, the largest cancer hospital . . . Smoking prevalence was almost five times higher in physicians compared to nurses (31.2 %
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Nov 24, 2012 18:47
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[UK] Hospital criticised for turning bike racks into a SMOKING shelter

Racks which hold around 60 bicycles are being removed from the grounds of Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge to make room for smokers to have a cigarette undercover.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 26, 2012 08:03
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[Texas] Scott & White's new hiring policy excludes tobacco users

Officials said in a statement Thursday that beginning in 2013, those seeking jobs at Scott & White will be questioned concerning their tobacco use during the pre-employment process. Those who acknowledge that they are tobacco users will not be eligible f
Bryan (TX) Eagle
added Nov 17, 2012 18:31
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Alabama's largest employer to stop hiring smokers, dippers and chewers

Starting July 1, 2013, all new hires at the University of Alabama Medical Center must be tobacco-free. The new policy announced Wednesday makes UAB the latest medical facility across the country on record refusing to hire tobacco users.
Examiner.com (National)
added Nov 21, 2012 11:34
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