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[New Zealand] DHB smoking ban 'not breach of human rights'

The High Court has dismissed claims by a nurse and two patients challenging a mental health unit's ban on smoking on the grounds it is breaching human rights. At a two-day hearing in the Auckland High Court in May, the Waitemata District Health Board de
TV3 (nz)
added Jul 8, 2013 15:51

[New York] VIDEO: Several medical facilities in area adopting tobacco free hiring policies

New York Post
added Jul 7, 2013 21:20

[New Zealand] DHB Says No Smoking in Rest Homes

DHB Says No Smoking in Rest Homes: Political Correctness Gone Mad Mid Central DHB is trying to stop the elderly smoking by attempting to force aged care providers into signing a contract variation which stops smoking inside and outside a rest home or ho
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 7, 2013 21:01

[UK] U-turn on Hospital smoking shelters welcomed

The decision not to build smoking shelters was announced on Thursday following weeks of pressure from council chiefs and outraged people over the hospital’s initial decision to reinstate the shelters after a public vote. Despite reservations about enfor
This is Bolton / Bolton Evening News (BEN) (uk)
added Jul 7, 2013 20:43

[New Zealand] Rest home smoking ban 'wrong'

An aged care group says a smoking ban planned for Manawatu rest homes would take away one of the few comforts some residents have. MidCentral District Health Board is including a policy in an updated version of its contract with rest homes, requiring al
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Jul 7, 2013 19:32

[New Zealand] DHB forcing elderly to quit smoking

Manawatu health authorities are being accused of forcing elderly rest home residents to quit smoking by banning lighting up in and around their homes. The New Zealand Aged Care Association says MidCentral DHB's new contract with rest homes and hospitals
NZCity (nz)
added Jul 7, 2013 11:28

[UK] Health bosses hope to settle burning issue by installing smoking shelters at James Paget Hospital

it is surprising that despite a nationwide ban on smoking in public which came into force in 2007 – and an earlier pledge from health bosses for all hospitals to be smoke-free – lighting up is continuing to cause controversy at the James Paget University
Eastern Daily Press (EDP) (uk)
added Jul 6, 2013 17:32

[UK-Scotland] Young patients urge smokers to stub out habit in hospital grounds

Children fed up with breathing second-hand smoke on their way to and from treatment at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children at Yorkhill in Glasgow are behind a new no smoking poster campaign, with signs posted around the entrances to the hospital. Warde
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jul 6, 2013 13:23

[UK] Hospital is now a smoking-free zone

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (GGC) - the country's largest health board - launched the new zero-tolerance campaign in response to growing concerns from hospital users over second-hand smoke on hospital grounds.
Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Reporter (uk)
added Jul 6, 2013 13:10

[UK] Hospital makes u-turn over smoking shelters decision

Smokers are unlikely to extend their lifespan if they choose to smoke fewer cigarettes but don’t give up altogether. The conclusion was reached by researchers at the Universities of Glasgow and Stirling who examined data from more than 5,200 men and wom
This is Bolton / Bolton Evening News (BEN) (uk)
added Jul 4, 2013 16:40
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