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[Australia] Nurses fear smoking bans

Springborg is considering placing a blanket ban on smoking in Queensland Health facilities due to a growing number of hospital patients smoking around their buildings. Queensland Nurses Union State Secretary Beth Mohle tells Chris Adams while she support
4BC Radio 1116 (au)
added Oct 25, 2013 01:49
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[New York] Smoking banned for Nursing Home staff

Franklin County Nursing Home employees will not be allowed to smoke on facility grounds after Oct. 29 unless state health officials say otherwise. A new state law that takes effect in less than two weeks bans smoking on the grounds of general hospitals a
Plattsburgh (NY) Press-Republican
added Oct 20, 2013 20:00
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[New Zealand] Senior doctors endorse nurses concerns over secret Trans Pacific Partnership agreement negotiations

Senior doctors endorse the concerns raised by nurses about the secret negotiations over the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement," said Mr Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, today. Mr Powell was commenting
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Oct 15, 2013 02:05
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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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[Virginia] Nursing home slapped with $1.5 million fine in case over smoking policy enforcement, supervision

he sustained severe burns while residing at Carriage Hill Health & Rehabilitation Center in Fredericksburg. Staff allegedly left Roberts unattended outside the facility while he smoked a cigarette, which led to the fire, according to local reports.
McKnight's Long-Term Care
added Aug 21, 2013 11:36
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[UK] 1.6 million a year admitted for smoking-related diseases

Data from the Health and Social Care Information Centre for England shows a rise in hospital admissions to about 1.6 million in 2011/12, up on the 1.53 million the previous year. The figures, relating to over-35s, suggest 4,300 people per day are admitt
Nursing Times
added Aug 17, 2013 13:36
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[Michigan] Clawson nurse fires up e-cigarette business

Leonard Kincaid, a registered nurse from Clawson, enjoys an e-cigarette inside his store, Vaporcraft. He decided to open the store in his hometown after kicking a 25-year cigarette habit using e-cigarettes
Royal Oak (MI) Daily Tribune
added Jun 17, 2013 12:02
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Creating smoke-free homes for children ($$)

Discussing passive smoking with parents is not always easy. A tool has been developed to equip nurses with the knowledge and confidence to tackle the issue
Nursing Times
added Mar 7, 2013 15:34
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How to advise and refer inpatients who smoke

Inpatients often feel motivated to stop smoking, but are not always referred for support. A very brief advice and electronic referral system aimed to remedy this
Nursing Times
added Jan 10, 2013 10:39
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[China] Second Hand Smoke Linked to Children's Behavior Problems

examined data from 646 mother-child pairs in China, where more than 70 percent of men smoke, and concluded that 25 percent children of whose mothers were exposed to smoke exhibited behavior problems compared to 16 percent of children of unexposed mothers.
Penn Nursing Science - University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
added Dec 4, 2012 17:08
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