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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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[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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tobacco is a social justice issue: mental health

documents show that tobacco companies targeted psychiatric facilities with product promotions and giveaways during the 1980s and 1990s, and that facilities also requested cigarette donations. An example can be found in a 1995 letter from a mental illness
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 11, 2017 15:59
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[UK] Woman fined just hours before giving birth for discarding cigarette butt

The husband of a pregnant woman who was fined £75 for dropping her cigarette butt outside hospital just hours before giving birth has said the fine was “a bit extreme.” Andrew Smith was outside the Lancashire Women and Newborn Centre at Burnley General Ho
Burnley Today (Burnley Express) (uk)
added Aug 4, 2017 14:49
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[Ireland] Mothers-to-be need more help to quit smoking

Efforts in Irish maternity hospitals to persuade pregnant women to stop smoking have been described as inadequate. The finding is the result of an audit of smoking cessation services at the country’s 19 maternity units by a team of medical researchers. T
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 3, 2017 14:05
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[Ireland] A National Audit of Smoking Cessation Services in Irish Maternity Units.

Although smoking is an important modifiable risk factor for adverse pregnancy outcomes, smoking cessation services are inadequate in the Irish maternity services and there are variations in practices between hospitals.
Irish Medical Journal (ie)
added Aug 3, 2017 14:04
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[Ireland] ‘Inadequate’ aid to help expectant mums quit smoking

Services in maternity hospitals to persuade women to stop smoking during their pregnancy have been described as “inadequate”. An audit of smoking cessation services at the country’s 19 maternity units by medical researchers found wide variations in pra
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Aug 1, 2017 18:33
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[UK] How one mental health Trust in Leicestershire is using e-cigarettes as a tool to go smokefree

As part of their commitment to the health and wellbeing of their patients and staff, the Trust started working towards going smokefree in April 2015. A core part of their service is caring for people with mental health problems, a group who are much more
Gov.uk Blogs (uk)
added Jul 26, 2017 14:26
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[Canada] Calgary cancer patient asks why smokers are near hospitals if grounds are supposed to be ‘smoke-free’

At just 47-years-old, Tim Allsopp is battling throat cancer. He doesn’t smoke but during he’s his treatment, he says, he’s been exposed to second-hand cigarette smoke more often because he often passes by people smoking on his way to treatment at Calgar
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jul 25, 2017 14:15
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[UK] St Albans city hospital going smoke free

West Hertfordshire Hospitals Trust (WHHT), which runs St Albans hospital, have announced smoking will no longer be allowed on the grounds. Director for Human Resources at WHHT, Paul de Gama, said: “It’s completely wrong that so many people continue to o
Herts Advertiser (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 14:50
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