‘Smoke-free’ NHS: why does it remain a struggle for so many sites?
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‘Smoke-free’ NHS: why does it remain a struggle for so many sites?

Nick Evans Health journalist

Smokers are a common sight outside hospitals, despite site-wide bans having been in place for years. Cessation teams, e-cigarette use and staff support are all part of the solution

Smoking in hospital buildings has been banned in every part of the UK since 2007.

Nursing Standard. 37, 9, 14-17. doi: 10.7748/ns.37.9.14.s11

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