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Mayo General stubbing out smoking on grounds

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

Hospital should have a designated smoking area - councillors

Mullingar councillors are to write to the HSE to ask them to allocate a designated smoking area on the grounds of Mullingar hospital, following the introduction of a a campus-wide ban on November 1.

Portiuncula Hospital to be smoke-free from Monday

Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, will become the latest hospital to institute a smoke-free campus policy on Monday next, with smoking banned from all areas of the hospital grounds.

County wide anti-smoking policy on the way

The members of the Cultural, Education, Heritage and Corporate Affairs SPC of Mayo County Council put in motion the first steps to bringing in a new council backed county wide anti-smoking policy. Director of services for Mayo County Council, Joe Loftus, told the members he was looking for them to recommend to Mayo County Council that all buildings over which the council have control, including playgrounds and play areas for children, be declared smoke free zones, to be supported by appropriate signage and notices.

Don’t use Road Safety law to ban smoking

I have recently had some correspondence with the anti-smoking group ASH looking for the AA to support a ban on smoking in cars. It is an interesting debate and not just for obvious reasons.

Don’t use Road Safety law to ban smoking

I have recently had some correspondence with the anti-smoking group ASH looking for the AA to support a ban on smoking in cars. It is an interesting debate and not just for obvious reasons.

Smoking ban outside hospitals will be rolled out nationally in 2015

The issue of smoking outside public hospitals in Galway was raised at the Health Forum West meeting this month once more by chairman, Padraig Conneely, who stated there were problems for smokers wanting to have a cigarette since the ban was introduced last month.

Galway hospitals become smoke-free zones

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From yesterday, Galway University Hospitals (GUH) has introduced a smoke free campus policy on National No Smoking Day which means that patients and visitors will no longer be allowed to smoke in areas near the entrance and must leave the grounds to do so.

Socialising leads most Connacht smokers to increase smoking

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New research carried out on behalf of Aviva Health Insurance has revealed that 61 per cent of Connacht and Ulster smokers (including those living in Galway) claim an increase in socialising as the reason for smoking more during the Christmas period.

Mayo General Hospital to become smoke free zone

As part of Mayo General Hospital’s commitment to become a smoke free campus in 2012, smoking will no longer be permitted at the hospital entrance, the emergency department entrance, and entrance to the 1930s building from Monday January 9.

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