Navigation Links
NHS Staff To Face Ban On Smoking

The employees of the Suffolk East Primary Care Trust will be banned from smoking, even during off duty hours, as long as they are wearing their identification// badge or uniform. The ban on smoking which is planned will be applicable to patients, contractors, visitors, volunteers and other people who visit the premises of the Trust. The Suffolk East Primary Care Trusts' (PCT) combined board has been called upon to give its approval for the new smoking policy during its next meeting on 30 November 2005.

Unison, the health workers' union has called this an unworkable proposal, as it bans even smoking in the car park. This is in spite of the fact that the union is opposed to smoking. The union has also threatened that it will legally challenge the ban on the grounds of infringement on the civil liberties of the workers.

Professor Sir Liam Donaldson, the Chief Medical Officer of the Trust is spearheading the anti-smoking drive. The ban is planned to be gradually enforced after the 'no smoking day' in March 2006. The ban on smoking is reportedly supported by 80% of the staff of the Trust. Anti-smoking campaigners insist that health staff must be barred from smoking in public even while they are off duty. The country's Parliament is already critical of the smoking ban of the Government, which is reportedly not strong enough. The only NHS property in the UK which still permits smoking at its premises is the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Assaults On Hospital Staff On The Rise
2. Staff Nurses Contract Measles from the Patient
3. Bird Flu Pandemic Study: Clerical & Support Staff May Stay At Home
4. Authority to Health Staff, To Scan Patient Medical Records
5. RMIT Staff Diagnosed with Brain Tumors
6. Unqualified Staff , Patients At Risk :An Australian Scenario
7. NHS Employees Score Over Other Private Staffs In Taking Leave
8. Already Short Staffed And In Deficit NHS Fails To Supply Staff For IT Project
9. Violence Against NHS Staff On The Raise
10. Lister Hospitals to Reduce Staff
11. Klebsiella Outbreak In Durban Blamed On Staff Shortage & Overcrowding
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: NHS Staff Face Ban Smoking

(Date:12/26/2014)... (PRWEB) December 26, 2014 Cooking ... of 3.1 out of 5. This score reflects slightly ... level of product specialization, low switching costs and a ... reduced by the low availability of substitutes for cooking ... price of steel and aluminum, key inputs in the ...
(Date:12/26/2014)... “Many people become overwhelmed by the thought ... and phone calls with insurance companies,” The Jones Firm ... free eBook on pedestrian and bicycle accidents . ... bicycle auto accident claims assures the injured individual that ... handling their case while they focus on recovering. ...
(Date:12/26/2014)... (PRWEB) December 26, 2014 Parker ... for the best in heating, cooling and plumbing ... 24 hour emergency services in 2014 with regard ... know that Arizona is known for its incredibly ... that understands the intricacies and details of a ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 26, 2014 The report “Nintedanib ... 2023” focuses on the current treatment landscape, unmet ... colorectal cancer market. Stivarga is a drug which ... rectal cancer. Boehringer Ingelheim is developing nintedanib (BIBF-1120), ... of refractory CRC in the US, Europe, and ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Recently, iFitDress.com, the popular online supplier of wedding dresses ... selection of black one-shoulder cocktail dresses . In addition, ... available at discounted prices, up to 70% off. ... three weeks only. You know, we have thousands of frequent ... our new items can visit our website for more details. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cooking & Warming Equipment Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld has Been Updated 2Health News:Cooking & Warming Equipment Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld has Been Updated 3Health News:Guide to Handling Pedestrian and Bicycle Accidents Released By The Jones Firm, Featured in Recent Article 2Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 2Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 3Health News:Nintedanib Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 2Health News:Nintedanib Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 3Health News:Nintedanib Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 4Health News:iFitDress.com: Black One-Shoulder Cocktail Dresses for 2015 2
... of adults , , MONDAY, Aug. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Teens ... the risk of elevated blood pressure, a new study finds. ... said study senior author Dr. Susan Redline, director of the ... Cleveland. , "In adults, there has been evidence that less ...
... a Phase II Early Career Award from the Wallace H. ... device that uses light to detect skin cancer without the ... will support Tunnell,s work for the next two years to ... additional clinical trials. He previously received one of 23 Phase ...
... Shows Alarming Trends in Cosmetic Surgery and Health Risks ... ... YWCA USA today released a new,report that reveals the impact of ... and interpersonal,relationships of American women and girls. The report, Beauty at ...
... Care,Initiatives (ECI - HC Innovations, Inc., OTC Bulletin ... two year contract with HIP Health Plans of,New ... practices into,Medical Homes. The contract is part of ... improved care for health plan members by,developing a ...
... close-up views of how strands interact could be key, researchers ... frizzy or flyaway, nearly everyone puts up with an unruly ... trained their microscopes on hair to find out why it ... new study, said to be the first of its kind, ...
... 18 The American Medical,Association (AMA) Foundation awarded ... Jodie Totten, who grew up in Sitka, Alaska ... Totten will receive a,$5,000 scholarship to help defray ... annually supports a medical student who graduated,from a ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Poor Sleep Linked to High Blood Pressure in Teens 2Health News:Poor Sleep Linked to High Blood Pressure in Teens 3Health News:New probe to detect skin cancer receives more funding for clinical trials 2Health News:America's Beauty Obsession Poses Serious Consequences for Women and Girls, Report Reveals 2Health News:Enhanced Care Initiatives (HC Innovations, Inc.) Contracts with HIP and GHI to Create a Medical Home Network Project with Support from the Commonwealth Fund 2Health News:Enhanced Care Initiatives (HC Innovations, Inc.) Contracts with HIP and GHI to Create a Medical Home Network Project with Support from the Commonwealth Fund 3Health News:Enhanced Care Initiatives (HC Innovations, Inc.) Contracts with HIP and GHI to Create a Medical Home Network Project with Support from the Commonwealth Fund 4Health News:Science May Banish Bad Hair Days 2Health News:AMA Foundation Presents the Arthur N. Wilson, MD Scholarship to Promising Medical Student From Southeast Alaska 2
(Date:12/24/2014)... HILL, N.C. , Dec. 23, 2014  Medical ... success. As the key link between the medical device ... grow even more in the coming years as the ... According to research by benchmarking firm, ... MSLs can gain an important edge is by harnessing ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... LAWRENCE, Mass. , Dec. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, announced ... (FDA) has cleared its System One™ to perform ... sleeping, known as home nocturnal hemodialysis. NxStage,s® System ... cleared by the FDA for this indication. ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... , Dec. 22, 2014 Research and Markets ... of the "US Self-monitoring Blood Glucose Market" ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This market insight focuses on ... the United States . Reimbursement analysis ... Thorough product analyses for more than 73 SMBG meters ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Role of Medical Science Liaisons Evolving in Medical Device Sector 2NxStage Receives FDA Clearance for Home Nocturnal Hemodialysis 2NxStage Receives FDA Clearance for Home Nocturnal Hemodialysis 3US Self-monitoring Blood Glucose Market 2
... BATESVILLE, Ind. , May 26 Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc., ... Greg Miller , senior vice president and chief financial officer, Hill-Rom.  He ... York City on Wednesday, June 9, 2010 , at 1:30 ... , You ...
... 26 Today, Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE ... Research and Development, as the Company completes its integration of ... Wyeth,s Research and Development organization from May 2008 , ... President of Pfizer,s BioTherapeutics Research & Development.  Prior to his ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Hill-Rom to Present at the Jefferies Global Life Sciences Conference 2Pfizer Appoints Mikael Dolsten President of Worldwide Research and Development 2Pfizer Appoints Mikael Dolsten President of Worldwide Research and Development 3Pfizer Appoints Mikael Dolsten President of Worldwide Research and Development 4
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: