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  • Blogs

    'Fifty years passed before smoke-free public places were achieved'

    2009-06-25T13:32:00Z

    On 26 June 1954 the main article in the British Medical Journal was on the mortality of doctors in relation to their smoking habits.

  • Most mental health trusts are not fully adhering to the smoking ban, nearly a year after it came into effect, according to a survey by the Mental Health Foundation.
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    Mental health trusts ignore smoking ban

    2009-06-22T11:16:00Z

    Most mental health trusts are not fully adhering to the smoking ban, nearly a year after it came into effect, according to a survey by the Mental Health Foundation.

  • News

    Emma Dent on smoking

    2008-11-06T01:00:00Z

    Readers may be unsurprised to learn that I have a number of pet hates.

  • News

    Smoking costs NHS £50m a week

    2008-10-07T12:05:00Z

    Smoking costs the NHS 2.7bn a year or 50m a week, despite a drop in the number of smokers, according to a report by Action on Smoking and Health, Cancer Research UK and the British Heart Foundation.

  • Supplements

    Smoking supplement: fired up

    2008-09-22T09:00:00Z

    Stopping smoking is the single most important thing smokers can do to improve their current and future health.

  • HSJ Knowledge

    Giving up smoking is hard to do

    2008-09-18T09:00:00Z

    How can stop smoking services attract people from ethnic minorities? NICE guidance may offer the answer, writes Rosie Cameron

  • HSJ Knowledge

    Stop-smoking case studies: quitters can win

    2008-09-18T09:00:00Z

    Now the most motivated ex-smokers have stubbed out their last cigarette, Ingrid Torjesen finds out how services are reaching out to the less enthusiastic would-be quitters

  • HSJ Knowledge

    And the smoking ban played on

    2008-09-18T09:00:00Z

    One year on Ann Shuttleworth considers the effects of the smoking bans in England and Scotland and other efforts to make people quit

  • HSJ Knowledge

    Sift through the ashes of smoking

    2008-09-18T09:00:00Z

    Could the death toll have been lowered by offering nicotine replacement therapy on the NHS earlier? Emma Baines looks through the policy history of smoking cessation

  • News

    Emma Dent on the smoking ban

    2008-07-24T09:00:00Z

    One year on from the introduction of the English smoking ban, it is striking how much difference it has made to the nation's social habits.

  • HSJ Knowledge

    One year on from the smoking ban

    2008-07-21T09:00:00Z

    One year into the smoking ban in England it is still too early to predict its long-term effects on public health but there are reasons to be cheerful, says Stuart Shepherd

  • News

    Plans to reduce young people's exposure to smoking

    2008-07-07T12:06:00Z

    A new report calls on the UK governments to introduce a range of tough measures aimed at reducing young people's exposure to positive images of smoking.

  • News

    DH celebrates anniversary of smoking ban

    2008-07-02T11:17:00Z

    More people are trying to quit smoking, the air in pubs and bars is cleaner and rates of compliance with smoke-free laws is high, according to the Department of Health report published to mark the first anniversary of the smoking ban.

  • News

    Smoking ban spurred 400,000 to kick habit, study claims

    2008-07-01T12:06:00Z

    At least 400,000 people quit smoking as a result of the smoking ban in England, according to research presented today.The Smoking Toolkit Study interviewed more than 32,000 people in England over the nine months before and nine months after the ban took effect on 1 July last year.

  • News

    Health profiles reveal drop in smoking-related deaths

    2008-06-24T11:42:00Z

    Health profiles for each local authority and region in England were published today by the Department of Health and the Association of Public Health Observatories.The profiles show that deaths from smoking-related diseases fell across England and that while life expectancy from birth has improved,

  • News

    Anti-smoking consultation begins

    2008-06-02T12:06:00Z

    Requiring cigarettes to be sold in plain, branding-free packets of at least 20, restricting access to cigarette machines, restricting the display of tobacco products and banning advertisements for cigarette papers are among measures being considered in a consultation to cut the number of people who

  • News

    More smoking curbs needed, survey shows

    2008-04-28T12:05:00Z

    Seventy-six per cent of British adults support a ban on smoking in cars carrying children and 85 per cent want retailers convicted of selling tobacco to children to be banned from selling tobacco products, according to a survey by anti-smoking campaigning group ASH.

  • HSJ Knowledge

    60 years of eating and smoking

    2008-01-11T09:00:00Z

    It was in the 'ninth year of austerity' - with the end of full rationing still six years away - that the NHS came into existence on 5 July 1948. The chief medical officer, reporting on the state of the public's health, declared the NHS had begun 'its colossal task' amid 'economic adversity' -

  • News

    NHS stop-smoking clinics are working, research shows

    2007-12-06T10:40:33Z

    Research has shown that NHS stop-smoking clinics work, with figures highlighting particular progress in deprived areas.

  • News

    Local planners urged to tackle smoking

    2007-12-04T11:29:53Z

    Four public health organisations are uniting to urge local planners to target smoking as a way of tackling health inequalities.