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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


what advice should a Kiwi nurse give a smoking client who’s switched to e-cigarettes and wants to know whether they are safe? Or to a heavy smoker struggling to quit who wonders whether ENDS could be the answer for them? The quick, unhelpful answer is th
Nursing Review (nz)
added Jul 8, 2015 21:32

[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

[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

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

[UK] VIDEO: Matron: 'Mental health nurses buy patients cigarettes'

Mary Yates, matron of London's Maudsley Hospital - who has worked in mental-health care for more than 25 years - said nurses buy cigarettes for patients: "It's been commonplace for smoking to be facilitated, for nurses to purchase cigarettes for patients
BBC Online
added Jun 4, 2015 10:12

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

[UK] Ciggie ban on nurses Medics to be barred from smoking while in their uniform

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) wants to discourage Brits from thinking smoking is the norm.
The Sun (uk)
added Mar 30, 2015 14:24
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