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[UK] Fines for smoking on Sandwell Hospital grounds in new crackdown

Hospital bosses want to make the site ‘smoke free’ from next summer and have warned they will crackdown on those who ignore the rules. Signs will be put up around the hospital warning patients and visitors they will face penalties if caught smoking on t
Midlands Express and Star (uk)
added Jul 11, 2018 15:45
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[UK] More smokers in Poole admitted to hospital this year - but numbers decline across the country

THE number of hospital admissions attributed to smoking increased in Poole last year, bucking the regional and national trend. Figures published by the NHS show that there were 1,665 hospital trips across the borough for diseases that are either wholly
This is Bournemouth: The Bournemouth Daily Echo (uk)
added Jul 11, 2018 15:44
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[Georgia] Three employees at senior living home are arrested for filming elderly woman after she had a stroke on Snapchat and calling it 'The End' while using profanities and smoking vape pens

Three young employees at a senior living home have been charged after they captured an elderly woman on Snapchat after she suffered a stroke while using profanities and smoking vape pens, authorities said. Jorden Lanah Bruce, 21, Mya Janai Moss, 21, and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 17:53
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Montana resident caught fire from cigarette and oxygen tank, CMS asserts

A temporarily unsupervised Montana nursing home resident burned for an estimated 10 minutes after her cigarette ignited with her oxygen tank, causing second-degree burns and the resident's eventual death, state and federal officials say. The incident was
McKnight's Long-Term Care
added Jul 8, 2018 01:52
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[UK] Patients 'should be recommended e-cigarettes as a way to quit smoking and be allowed to use them at hospitals'

Patients should be recommended e-cigarettes as a way to quit smoking and be allowed to use them at hospitals, doctors’ leaders say. They are calling for patients to be routinely offered help in kicking the habit at GP appointments, outpatient clinics an
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 3, 2018 15:36
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[UK] Allow e-cigarettes on hospital sites - leading doctors

Smokers should be permitted to use e-cigarettes on NHS sites, leading doctors have said. Meanwhile, smoking cessation services should be an “opt out” element of a smoker’s NHS care, according to a new report on how the NHS treats smoking addiction. Suc
Press Association (uk)
added Jul 3, 2018 15:28
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Vaping ban in the grounds of hospitals

The Western Trust has strengthened its strict no smoking policy to include no vaping on its grounds. Staff are being warned that they may face disciplinary action if they fail to stick to the rules. Staff have been directed to ask carers and service
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 29, 2018 01:15
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[UK] NHS not doing enough to help smokers, says North-East-based Fresh

TOBACCO control group Fresh has backed calls from the Royal College of Physicians for the NHS to offer smokers routine support to quit when they receive hospital care regardless of their condition.
This is the North East (Northern Echo and the Darlington & Stockton Times) (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:20
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[UK-Scotland] Smokers outside Larbert hospital will be fined

Persistent puffers outside Forth Valley Royal Hospital will finally be penalised, in a new get-tough approach to smoking at NHS sites. The Scottish Government aims to make it an offence to smoke within 15 metres of hospitals, as part of a tobacco control
Falkirk Herald (uk)
added Jun 25, 2018 15:15
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[UK-Scotland] Action plan for 'tobacco free generation' unveiled

The Scottish Government's updated plan contains 44 measures aimed at addressing health inequalities and cutting smoking rates. It includes plans to ban smoking around hospital buildings and implement the ban on possessing tobacco in prisons. It also o
STV (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:56
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