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[UK] NHS 'tobacco free' campaign launched by Public Health England

Only one in 10 hospitals enforces a smoking ban outside health service buildings, and Public Health England (PHE) wants all hospitals to offer help to quit as part of patients' treatment. More than a million smokers are admitted to NHS hospitals every ye
BBC Online
added Feb 27, 2017 12:04
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[UK] NHS seeks ban on smoking in hospital grounds

Duncan Selbie, chief executive of Public Health England, has written to all hospital and mental health trusts asking them to introduce smoking bans in their grounds. In his letter, Selbie said: “NHS acute, maternity and mental health trusts should imple
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 12:04
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[UK] Test all pregnant women for smoking, say NHS chiefs

England’s public health chief is urging hospitals to give every pregnant woman a carbon monoxide test to see if they smoke, as part of an NHS-wide drive to persuade patients to kick the habit. Duncan Selbie wants midwives and nurses to routinely screen
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 12:02
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[UK] Stop smoking service teams up with local hospital to help patients and staff

The region’s stop smoking service has teamed up with residents and staff at a hospital to help people struggling to end their addiction to cigarettes. Smokefree Norfolk has started holding monthly clinics at Jeesal Park Hospital, Cawston, thanks to the e
Norwich Evening News (uk)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:17
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[Georgia] Possible ordinance would ban smoking in indoor establishments

The proposed “Smoke Free Columbus” ordinance would ban smoking in indoor establishments like restaurants, bars, and even long-term care facilities. Nicole Leth, from Breathe Easy Columbus says this ordinance would protect employees from second hand smok
WRBL Channel 3 (Columbus, GA)
added Feb 18, 2017 00:55
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Ex-smoker Erap orders smoking ban in public places in Manila

Now a non-smoker himself, former President and now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada on Monday ordered the strict implementation of the city ordinance prohibiting smoking in all public places in the city. In a press statement, Estrada said City Ordinance No.
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Feb 13, 2017 23:38
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[Georgia] Beaufort Bans Smoking On All County Property, Offers Help To Employees

Beaufort County will officially be smoke-free as of March 1st, banning smoking on all county properties such as Technical College of the Lowcountry and Beaufort Memorial Hospital. “This is an environment for everybody… that’s why I think we should make
WSAV NBC Channel 3 (Savannah, GA)
added Feb 8, 2017 04:05
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[UK-Wales] Stub it out: Smoking challenge for hospitals in Wales

On a crisp afternoon a group of school children stand outside Prince Charles Hospital holding their handmade no smoking posters. "Please don't smoke outside our hospitals", they shout in unison. As ambulances pull up outside the Merthyr Tydfil A&E depart
BBC Online
added Feb 2, 2017 14:11
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[UK] It’s time the NHS was smoke-free

The NHS is not yet smoke-free, but it’s time that it was, says Dr Mary Black at Public Health England in The BMJ. She argues that tolerating tobacco smoking on NHS premises is a form of collusion. Staff who smoke in NHS uniforms are sending a very clea
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Feb 1, 2017 13:57
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[UK] Hospitals in Ipswich and Colchester reveal plans to go smoke free from March 8

Ipswich Hospital is going smoke free from March under a new policy promising a breath of fresh air for patients. Smoking shelters are being removed by the trust on national No Smoking Day this spring in a bid to highlight health risks associated with t
Bury Mercury (uk)
added Jan 26, 2017 14:43
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