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[Ireland] Fewer Irish children are smoking, getting drunk and using cannabis

Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children study...analysed data on almost 50,000...children smoking fell from 22.6 per cent in 1998 to 8.3 per cent in 2014, while the number who reported having smoked their first cigarette before the age of 13 fell from 61
Times Of London (uk)
added May 31, 2017 13:47
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[Ireland] Health technology assessment (HTA) of smoking cessation interventions (PDF) (391pp)

Smoking cessation services should seek to increase the uptake of the use of varenicline, alone or in combination with NRT, among smokers wishing to use some type of pharmacological support in their attempt to quit. Although the available results for e
Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) (ie)
added May 30, 2017 15:23
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[Ireland] ARCHIVE: E-cigarettes 'are cost-effective way to help smokers quit'

Ireland is the only country in the EU to include e-cigarettes in a state assessment of how best to help citizens give up smoking. Dublin's Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) found that more people using e-cigarettes would lead to more peopl
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added May 30, 2017 15:17
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[Ireland] ARCHIVE: HIQA announces public consultation on first EU HTA to include e-cigarettes as an intervention for quitting smoking

This independent analysis by HIQA identifies what improvements could be made in the mix of interventions offered by the Health Service Executive (HSE) in Ireland to increase overall quit rates at an acceptable cost. The findings will inform the developme
Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) (ie)
added May 30, 2017 15:16
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[Ireland] ARCHIVE: Success of e-cigarettes cautiously backed by Hiqa report

A REPORT BY Hiqa has acknowledged e-cigarettes’ “success” in helping people quit smoking, but says that further study is needed into their clinical and cost-effectiveness. The assessment comes as Hiqa begin a public consultation, calling for submissions
The Journal.ie (ie)
added May 30, 2017 15:12
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[Ireland] HIQA advises Minister that interventions to help people quit smoking not only work, but are good value for money

“Today’s Health technology assessment of smoking cessation interventions recommends using varenicline (either alone or in combination with nicotine replacement therapy [NRT]) for smokers wishing to use some type of pharmacological support in their attemp
Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) (ie)
added May 30, 2017 15:11
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[Ireland] ARCHIVE: E-Cigarettes Cost-Effective Way To Help Smokers Quit - Analysis

Ireland is the only country in the EU to include e-cigarettes in a state assessment of how best to help citizens give up smoking. Dublin’s Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) found that more people using e-cigarettes would lead to more peopl
Press Association (uk)
added May 30, 2017 15:07
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[Ireland] BLAKE: Working life: Martina Blake, HSE lead for the tobacco-free programme www.quit.ie

There’s a meeting of the National HSE Tobacco Free Ireland programme group starting at 10.30am, which I chair. The room is booked from 9am, so I continue to respond to emails and make sure the teleconference facilities are set up for those connecting t
Irish Examiner (ie)
added May 19, 2017 14:54
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[Ireland] Branded tobacco tins ‘are a cynical wheeze to beat law’

A tobacco manufacturer is offering cigarettes for sale in durable branded tins, days before plain-packaging rules come into force. James Reilly, the former health minister who tabled the plain-packaging legislation, described the move by Japan Tobacco I
Times Of London (uk)
added May 15, 2017 14:41
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[Ireland] Amazing women manage to quit smoking after Irish Cancer Society programme

An amazing group of women from Tallaght are celebrating after completing a programme to quit smoking. The course from the Irish Cancer Society called "We Can Quit" was completed by 12 women in the Fettercairn Community Centre, with 10 of them managing to
Dublin Live (ie)
added May 9, 2017 21:08
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