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[UK] Southmead Hospital ditches 'smoke-free' policy with two shelters installed - including near maternity unit

has not followed PHE's suggested plans. The hospital’s management succumbed to pressure and two smoking shelters have since been erected, including one outside the maternity ward. Associate Director of Facilities, Andrew Jeanes said: “As a healthcare pr
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 13:43
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Do Smoking Bans Decrease Child Hospital Admissions?

Recent studies determine whether public smoking bans decrease the amount of children being admitted to the hospital for lower respiratory tract infections. Smoking has a direct impact on the respiratory system. The toxins and carcinogens found in cigare
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Oct 18, 2017 02:45
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[Asia, China] Feature: The Chinese dream is the dream of the world

It's the hospital's Initiative Against In-Hospital Cigarette Smoking project. Since one of the risk factors leading to heart diseases is smoking, the hospital is seeking to provide not only a cure but also preventive measures...."We are not just telling t
Xinhua Newswire
added Oct 14, 2017 16:01
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more mental health facilities are going smoke-free

1 in 3 people with a mental health condition smoke compared to 1 in 5 people without a condition—due in part to years of exploitation by the tobacco industry.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:39
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[Maine] Three Midcoast hospitals honored for tobacco policies

The MaineHealth Center for Tobacco Independence’s Breathe Easy initiative held the eighth annual Tobacco-Free Hospital Gold Star Standards of Excellence Awards ceremony Sept. 27 to celebrate efforts to address tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke
Rockland (ME) Village Soup
added Oct 11, 2017 15:32
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[UK-Scotland] Murray Royal's cigarette ban

after a successful trial aimed at stamping out the habit on hospital grounds. As of Monday, October 2, smoking was not permitted at all mental health sites under NHS Tayside’s remit. Staff at Murray Royal Hospital in Perth will now ask those who want t
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:09
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A meta-analysis of brief tobacco interventions for use in integrated primary care

Brief tobacco cessation interventions that can be delivered in IPC settings were found to be effective. Future research in this area might evaluate ways to improve the dissemination and implementation of these types of interventions in IPC settings.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:46
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[UK] New signs promote smoking ban at Chesterfield Royal Hospital

The signs, which were designed by Staveley-based company Alldread Burgess, highlight the effects of second-hand smoke on patients and visitors of all ages. Dr David Pickworth, one of the Royal's non-executive directors who has led on the no-smoking campai
Derbyshire Times (Bakewell Today) (uk)
added Oct 5, 2017 16:27
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[UK] NHS Tayside bans smoking​ on premises

Smoking has now been banned on premises and grounds belonging to NHS Tayside’s mental health services. Lighting up is already prohibited in the grounds of NHS Tayside buildings, including Ninewells. The smoke-free status in the grounds of every hospita
Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 5, 2017 12:00
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[UK] Sheffield mum urges pregnant women to ditch the cigarettes as hospital becomes smoke free site

A Sheffield mum who once smoked 20 cigarettes a day for 23 years is urging others to ditch the habit while pregnant. Sarah Bembridge, aged 36, from Gleadless, quit smoking while pregnant earlier in the year and is now encouraging others to join her to ma
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:37
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