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[New Zealand] TTPA not democratic and not right, nurses say

New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is joining thousands of other organisations and individuals in calling for the text of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), currently being negotiated in secret, to be made public.
Voxy (nz)
added Oct 11, 2013 11:34
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[Rhode Island] RIC nursing school bans tobacco

Rhode Island College's nursing school has instituted a new policy banning the use of tobacco products by its students while they're on campus.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 26, 2012 16:47
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[UK] Leicester nurses take e-cigarette message to shoppers

Specialist nurses in Leicester will be promoting e-cigarettes to the public later this month, as part of efforts to boost smoking cessation. Lung cancer specialist nurses at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will run a stall at Beaumont Leys Sh
Nursing Times
added Nov 14, 2017 12:44
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[UK] Midwives ‘need more training’ to address smoking in pregnancy

Midwives need more consistent training in how to communicate the harms of smoking to pregnant women, according to a new report. They also need more training in the use carbon monoxide monitors, said the report, published by Action on Smoking and Health
Nursing Times
added Jul 19, 2017 14:20
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SIEGEL: Nurses Get Into the Act: Smoking is No Worse than Vaping! Don't Commend Patients for Quitting Smoking Using E-Cigarettes

Apparently, irresponsible medical advice being given to smokers about quitting is not restricted to physicians. Nurses are getting in on the act and publicly making the most reckless medical recommendations to smokers. Two egregious examples highlight the
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jan 23, 2017 12:42
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[UK] Mouth cancer awareness saves lives

It shows no signs of slowing down with a 15% increase predicted by 2030. But nurses have the ability to save their patients’ lives by ensuring they are aware of the signs, symptoms and risk factors of mouth cancer and referring patients to a doctor or de
Independent Nurse (uk)
added Nov 17, 2015 13:56
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Largest NHS trust to become 'smoke free' next month

On 1 October, Barts Health NHS Trust in east London is to begin an ambitious initiative to stamp out smoking among its workforce and patients.
Nursing Times
added Sep 29, 2015 10:29
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[UK] Disparity in prevalence of young smokers

Regional variations exist in the rates of adolescents aged 15 who smoke, a report released by the HSCIC has found. In the North East of England, 8% of young people reported that they were regular smokers, compared with 3% in London, which has the lowes
Independent Nurse (uk)
added Aug 5, 2015 07:39
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Local authority budget cuts will pressurise primary care

this could prevent the implementation of the Five Year Forward View's recommendations to shift the NHS' focus to preventative healthcare. Ms Cheeseman said: 'What we are seeing is short-term thinking. We know that smoking cessation services are one of th
Independent Nurse (uk)
added Jun 16, 2015 10:47
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EVIDENCE IN BRIEF Acupuncture and related interventions for smoking

Evidence that acupuncture or related techniques increase the success rate in smoking cessation is inconsistent. We look at a study measuring its effectiveness.
Nursing Times
added May 4, 2015 11:49
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