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[UK] Smoking rates declining in Southwark

Southwark’s labourers, cleaners and hospitality staff appear to be quitting smoking for e-cigarettes and vaping, according to statistics. The percentage of smokers in routine and manual occupations has dropped from more than 25 per cent in 2015, to 18.5
News Shopper (uk)
added Aug 2, 2018 15:09
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[UK] World's biggest cigarette company offered tobacco products to doctors and nurses to mark NHS 70th birthday

[PMI] sent a letter to all NHS trusts and the health secretary, Matt Hancock, offering to help doctors, nurses and other health workers give up smoking by using its cigarette alternatives.
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 06:27
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[UK] Smokers urged to stop lighting up on Royal Blackburn Hospital site

SMOKERS have been urged to stop ‘inappropriately’ smoking on a hospital site where it is banned. East Lancashire Hospitals Trust (ELHT) operates a blanket ban on e-cigarettes and tobacco at any of its sites, which include Royal Blackburn and Burnley Gen
This is Lancashire (uk)
added Jul 17, 2018 22:54
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[UK] Providing smoking cessation for patients in hospital will save lives

Giving smokers the help they need to quit smoking while in hospital will save lives, improve quality of life as well as increasing life expectancy for all smokers, and help to reduce the current £1 billion per year cost to the NHS of smoking by patients
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 13, 2018 23:57
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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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