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Written Answers — House of Lords: Northern Ireland: Hospitals (10 Jun 2004)

Baroness Amos: The information requested is provided in the table below: Hospital Policy Details Altnagelvin No smoking Designated smoking areas provided. Also smoking cessation support provided for patients and staff Antrim Area No smoking Total ban Belfast City No smoking Designated smoking areas provided. Available for selected groups only, eg mental health patients Causeway No...

Written Answers — Health: Departmental Telephone Services (10 Sep 2008)

Ben Bradshaw: ...runs or supports the following lines, using the (a) 0800, (b) 0845 telephone numbers for the public. This corrects the information given in written answers to the hon. Member for Falmouth and Camborne (Julia Goldsworthy) on 17 December 2007, Official Report, column 1206W, and to the hon. Member for Wolverhampton, South-West (Rob Marris) on 28 January 2008, Official Report,...

Written Answers — Health: Health Bill (10 Jan 2006)

Caroline Flint: The most recent data on public attitudes to smoking restrictions is available in the Office for National Statistics publication Smoking Related Behaviour and Attitudes 2004," which surveyed opinion on restrictions on smoking in certain places. Smoking should be restricted in certain places (Table 6.13) Percentage agreeing at work 88 in restaurants 91 in pubs 65 in indoor...

Written Answers — Northern Ireland: Acute Hospitals ( 9 Mar 2006)

Shaun Woodward: Currently Trusts operate a variety of polices regarding smoking within the precincts of their premises as outlined in the following table. All Trusts not currently operating smoke-free policies will be undertaking a review of their policies with the aim of bringing them into line with the smoke-free legislation, due to be introduced in April 2007. Trust Current smoking policy Royal...

Written Answers — Health: Smoking: Health Education (20 Dec 2012)

Anna Soubry: The Department has no plans to issue guidance to clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) on collaboration with local authorities in providing integrated smoking cessation interventions. However, the Department would expect that local authorities and CCGs would collaborate with the local Stop Smoking Service teams and commissioners to deliver integrated smoking cessation interventions based on...

Written Answers — Health: Smoking (20 Dec 2012)

Anna Soubry: Reducing smoking prevalence and greater tobacco control is an important part of Government's public health policy. The Government consulted on 62 public health indicators for inclusion within the Public Health Outcomes Framework, including one on smoking prevalence, between December 2010 and March 2011. The consultation responses demonstrated overwhelming support for the inclusion of...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Smoking: Smoking (12 Nov 2008)

Shona Robison: Although the smoke-free laws are undoubtedly the most important piece of public health legislation for a generation, they form part of a much wider tobacco control strategy, including programmes targeted specifically at reducing smoking among pregnant women, which is being pursued by the Scottish Government to drive down smoking prevalence across the population. For this reason, it is not...

Written Answers — Health: Cancer (25 Oct 2005)

Rosie Winterton: The 2004 Health Development Agency's publication, The Smoking Epidemic in England" estimated that eight out of 10 female lung cancer deaths are smoking attributable. The best way to reduce the incidence of lung cancer in women is to persuade them to give up smoking. Since 1998, the Government have put in place a comprehensive strategy to tackle smoking to reduce the deaths caused by smoking....

Written Answers — Health: Smoking ( 5 Jul 2005)

Liam Byrne: The estimated percentages of deaths attributable to smoking in primary care trusts (PCTs) in Liverpool is shown in the table. Estimated percentage of deaths attributable to smoking in Liverpool PCTs Smoking deaths as a percentage of all deaths PCT Males Females All persons Central Liverpool 22 11 16 North Liverpool 21 11 16 South Liverpool 24 14 19 England 22...

Written Answers — Health: Smoking: Health Services (12 Nov 2009)

Julia Goldsworthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how the NHS Stop Smoking Service records people who after stopping smoking through use of the service subsequently start smoking again and are referred back to the service; (2) what records are kept by the NHS Stop Smoking Service of the proportion of those recorded as giving up smoking who (a) remain non-smokers and (b) start smoking again;...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Smoking (17 Jul 2018)

Steve Brine: Alerting the public to the serious risks of smoking, and supporting smokers to quit, are priorities for Public Health England (PHE) and are at the centre of the Government’s Tobacco Control Plan for England, published last year. PHE runs a programme of smoking cessation marketing activity including an annual television and digital advertising campaign focused on tobacco health harms....

Good Health (20 Jul 1990)

Harriet Harman: I agree with my hon. Friend. The Government should have an honest and coherent approach to smoking across all Departments. Smoking cannot be dangerous in this country but safe in the third world. Different Departments should not be pulling in different directions. There should be more resources for health education targeted at smokers and to prevent people from taking up smoking. We need...

Written Answers — Health: Smoking (22 Oct 2012)

Anna Soubry: Information is not available in the format requested. The NHS Information Centre collects data on hospital admissions. Information on smoking attributable admissions is only available for those aged 35 and over, as relative risks are only available for this age group. Information on smoking-related illnesses among adults aged 35 and over, the estimated number of admissions that can be...

2. 2. Questions to the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport: <p>Ill Health Prevention </p> ( 5 Oct 2016)

John Griffiths: Minister, thankfully, the rates of smoking in Wales have been driven down over a period of years, but, unfortunately, smoking still takes a terrible toll on health in Wales. I believe that public policy and the restrictions imposed on smoking have played a significant role, though, in driving down the prevalence of smoking. A survey this year by Action on Smoking and Health and YouGov showed...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Electronic Cigarettes (19 Oct 2018)

Steve Brine: Smoking rates have fallen steeply in recent years at the same time as e-cigarette use has increased. Adult smoking prevalence in England is 14.9%, the lowest rate on record, whilst around 2.5 million people in England use e-cigarettes, the majority of whom no longer smoke. Whilst the link between uptake of vaping and decline in smoking is not straightforward, the latest research suggests that...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Smoking (18 Nov 2013)

Earl Howe: Information is not available in the format requested. Information on smoking among children (11-15) in England is available for 1982-2012. Information is also available for children (8-15) in England for 1997-2011. These data are obtained via different sources, detailed as follows: Information on adult smoking (16-19) in England is available for 1948, and 1980 to 2011. Information is also...

Tobacco Control Plan (19 Jul 2018)

Sharon Hodgson: ...tobacco control plan, which celebrated its first anniversary only yesterday, as the Minister said. We are here to discuss the progress of the plan so far in reaching the Government’s goal of a smoke-free generation by 2022. I start by thanking the Government for allowing time for this debate to take place after all the drama and commotion of this week. As the Minister said, my first...

Scottish Parliament: Smoking (10 Nov 2004)

Shona Robison: No. However, Mike Rumbles made an important point that is worth reiterating. The research into passive smoking exists, if members want to read it, and I advise some of the Tories to have a good look at it. Smoking is the major preventable cause of death in Scotland and that is why we have to take this action. I know that some in the tobacco industry have acknowledged that passive smoking is...

Public Bill Committee: Health Bill: 4.5 pm (13 Dec 2005)

Andrew Murrison: The Minister’s last point is reasonable, but her argument about signage might be driven by a degree of expediency, if I may say so. I thought that the Bill was all about not smoking and I can think of no better way of getting that message across than saying that there will be no smoking unless an area has a notice saying, “Smoking”. That is a clear public health message, and I wonder...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Smoking (30 Mar 2009)

Lord Darzi of Denham: The information requested is not available in the format requested. Smoking status is not recorded on the death certificate, therefore it is impossible to say how many people who died from smoking-related diseases were smokers of tobacco. Estimates of deaths attributable to smoking are based on three pieces of information: estimates of smoking prevalence of both current cigarette smokers and...


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