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The day you’re admitted to a mental health facility is not the right time to be forced to quit smoking

A post from Dougie Pickering, Director of  @voxScotland , national mental health service user led organisation in Scotland When is the right time… …not for giving up smoking, but perhaps being ‘forced’ to?  After a great deal of service user consultation at local and national levels, including smokers and non-smokers, the answer seems to be:  “not on […]

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Do you have a right to smoke in hospital?

As of March 31 of this year, it is illegal to smoke anywhere on NHS grounds. We all know that smoking is bad for our health and most people have come to accept that it is banned in public places, but what about people who don’t get to choose where they go? People who are […]

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