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The Scottish Tobacco-free Alliance formed a working group this year to address the poor rates of referral to stop smoking services for patients facing hospital treatment. In this post our Partnerships Lead and STA Coordinator, David Robertson, tells us more. More…

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There’s nothing quite like the feeling of riding a bike downhill – effortless speed, and the world rushing by as you project casual gracefulness. If this was all there was to it we would spend a lot more time on our bikes. More…

2 pieces of good news on smoking and mental health Reply

Regular readers of this blog will know that mental health is now a huge part of the environment for smoking and health in Scotland.

At least one third of tobacco used in the UK is by people with mental health issues, and while they are as likely to want to quit, smoking rates remain high in this group and are not declining as fast as in the wider population. More…