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New campaign raises awareness on COPD

A new campaign is being launched to raise awareness about COPD, the respiratory disease which killed nearly 100 people in Mayo last year.

COPD roadshow comes to Westmeath

People of Westmeath are urged to take the Save Your Breath COPD challenge as the roadshow visits Westmeath.

You can kick the smoking habit in just 90 minutes!

Due to ongoing public demand, the highly successful Geoff Anthony Stop Smoking Clinic returns once again to the Creggan Court Hotel, Athlone, on Monday October 20.

Successful information day on quitting smoking at Mayo General

Mayo General Hospital held a very successful information day on quitting smoking in the hospital recenty. The event was organised by Claudia Oliveira, respiratory scientist and Michelle Redmond, a/respiratory clinical nurse specialist. The aim of the day was to inform members of the public, patients, and staff of the importance of quitting smoking. In addition, visitors to the information day were offered a carbon monoxide (CO) test. CO is a poisonous gas that has no colour or smell. It is one of the products found in tobacco smoke and this breath test can tell how much CO a smoker has in his/her body.

Westport college campus goes smoke free

A college in Westport has become the first third-level campus in the country, and possibly in Europe, to introduce a no smoking policy.

Mayo pharmacists launch quit smoking service

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As Lent gets into full swing, many people will be trying to kick their smoking habit.

Mayo General stubs out smoking on hospital grounds

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Mayo General Hospital will be a completely smoke free zone from next Wednesday, March 5.

Merlin Park ashtray leaves HSE open to smoking embarrassment

The HSE West was accused of operating double standards regarding the smoking ban this week after it emerged that there was an ashtray located outside on a window sill at Merlin Park Hospital. This is despite the fact that the public hospital is designated a smoke-free facility.

Mayo General stubbing out smoking on grounds

Mayo General Hospital will be a completely smoke free zone from next Wednesday, March 5.

€5.2 million electronic cigarette production site to bring jobs boost

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Electronic cigarette company Ros Dumhach Cógaisíochta Teo (trading as Rossport Pharmaceutical) announced this week that it is to create 138 jobs at a new €5.2 million production site to be based in Corr na Móna, Co Galway, with the support of Údarás na Gaeltachta.


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