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CURRENT SURVEY: A recent study found that although fewer healthcare workers smoke compared with the general population, 8.34% still light up. If you had colleagues who smoked, what would you do?

Privately recommend smoking cessation / Publicly nag them / Nothing
MedPage Today
added Jan 11, 2014 13:02

Health Ministers and Union agree on tobacco company lobbying

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation congratulates Health Ministers Tony Ryall and Tariana Turia on their firm stand on tobacco control in the face of British American Tobacco's (BAT) campaign to advertise and lobby against plain packaging of cigarettes w
New Zealand News Online (uk)
added Aug 24, 2012 07:18

[Canada] Nurses on the front lines of battle against smoking

Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added May 7, 2011 00:00

[UK] Suspension for Chester care home nurse who injured resident in tobacco dispute

An experienced nurse who caused injury to a ‘vulnerable’ man at a Chester care home after a dispute over his tobacco allowance has been slapped with a suspension order by a health watchdog.
Chester Chronicle (uk)
added Mar 9, 2017 14:39

Nursing Professor's Study of Anti-Tobacco Campaign Underscores Power of Community Action

An anti-smoking intervention implemented and studied by University of Kentucky College of Nursing assistant professor Amanda Fallin recently proved effective in counteracting pro-tobacco promotions and ending the presence of free or low-cost tobacco produ
University of Kentucky
added Jan 26, 2016 23:59

[Australia, New Zealand, Singapore] NZNO calls for tobacco plain packaging in NZ

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is delighted to see that the Australian Government has won the legal case brought against them by tobacco giant Philip Morris over plain packaging laws. Philip Morris was attempting to sue the Australian Governm
Voxy (nz)
added Dec 18, 2015 16:47

North London council plans reveal 60% public health cuts by 2018

The plans also reveal some savings could be made earlier, with sexual health services facing a 15% cut in 2017-18. In the same year, a 93% reduction to its £0.3m smoking cessation services has been put forward.
Nursing Times
added Dec 8, 2015 13:48

Infant mortality rate falls following public smoking ban

Researchers looked at information on more than ten million births... Janet Fyle, professional policy advisor at the Royal College of Midwives, said was pleased the ban on smoking in public places had led a positive impact on the stillbirth and neonatal d
Nursing Times
added Aug 14, 2015 07:28

[Spain] Changes in use, knowledge, beliefs and attitudes relating to tobacco among nursing and physiotherapy students: a 10-year analysis

Active programmes should be implemented to encourage those university students who smoke to break this habit. The decline over the years in knowledge about smoking provided evidence of a significant deficit in undergraduate training.
Journal of Advanced Nursing (uk)
added Jul 3, 2015 14:56

Nurses Unite to Stop TPP Fast Track

TRNN's Jessica Desvarieux speaks with National Nurses United nurses who met with Congressional lawmakers about ... health risks the TPP poses / BURGER: And we already know that under NAFTA... sued successfully the Australian government over their plain p
The Real News Network (IWT-TV)
added Mar 1, 2015 09:20
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