Smoke-free prison policies

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The paper by Woodall and Tattersfield explores prisoner and staff views of the current smoking policy in English and Welsh prisons (a partial ban permitting smoking in prison cells) and gauges perceptions of the implications of the forthcoming policy change … Continued

Tobacco Control in the UK

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Tobacco Control Plan is needed to fight the fight the power of big tobacco The Institute of Health Promotion and Education endorses the need for a new Tobacco Control Plan. Smoking is strongly associated with socioeconomic disadvantage. Unemployed people, those … Continued

New Secretary General for the WHO

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Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreysus  has set out 5 main action areas for his period of office: Achieving universal health coverage Strengthening the capacity of national authorities and local communities to detect, prevent and manage health emergencies; Improving the health of … Continued