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Scottish court rules that hospital can’t stop patients eating ‘junk’ food
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 15 2011

A recent decision of the Scottish court goes against the decision of the Court of Appeal in the recent "smoking cases" (N v Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust) where it was found that it was lawful for the trust to adopt a policy to protect patients from the self harm that could be caused by smoking


Applying behavioural insight to health
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2011

Concluding that more conventional tools, such as legislation and taxation, appear to be having little impact upon the notable reluctance of the public to adopt behaviours to better serve their own interests or those of the wider community, the head of the Civil Service, Sir Gus O'Donnell, has announced the establishment in the Cabinet Office of the Behavioural Insights Team


Rampton smoke-free policy doesn’t breach human rights
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 19 2008

On 20 May 2008, the High Court handed down judgment in several cases that sought to challenge both the smoke-free policy at Rampton High Secure Hospital (part of Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust “the Trust”) and legislation (Regulation 10 (3) of the Smoke Free (Exemption & Vehicles) Regulations 2007) which only allowed a temporary exemption for smoking rooms in psychiatric hospitals, ending on 1 July 2008


Don't smoke: inflammable materials
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 4 2007

We featured the English smoking ban in our May issue


Countdown to smoke-free England
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 29 2007

It is now only a month until 1 July, when England goes smoke-free


Implementing the smoking ban
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 29 2007

The smoking ban has been driven by the increasing evidence of the harmful effects of second-hand smoking, as well as the Government’s commitment to cut general smoking rates