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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

[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

[Asia] Study: Nurses can play pivotal role in helping reduce smoking rates in China

found that nurses can play a pivotal role in helping smokers to quit. But in order to do so, they need knowledge and skills. "Being smoke-free puts nurses in a stronger position to engage in smoking cessation interventions with patients than their physic
added Oct 12, 2015 21:39

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

[UK] Smoking and pregnancy: understanding the risks

– Smoking during pregnancy presents numerous serious negative consequences for both mother and baby, which extend from birth through to childhood – There is evidence that many pregnant women want to quit and would like support to do so – Every contact
Nursing in practice (uk)
added Sep 25, 2015 15:52

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

[UK] Worst local areas for teenage smokers revealed by new data

Smoking among 15-year-olds is worst in Brighton and Hove, Richmond upon Thames, Torbay, Blackpool and East Sussex compared with the rest of England, according to new official data. The new What About Youth? Survey 2014 - which for the first time has rev
Nursing Times
added Aug 7, 2015 09:31

[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

[Spain] Healthcare students often uninformed about smoking dangers, cessation

Nursing and physiotherapy students may be smoking less than they were a decade ago, but they also know less about the health consequences of tobacco and how to help patients quit the habit, a new study from Spain suggests.
added Jul 3, 2015 14:51

[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
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