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Spain launches campaign to stop health professionals smoking

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7190.1027 (Published 17 April 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1027
  1. Xavier Bosch
  1. Barcelona

    Spain's Ministry of Health has launched a major initiative to encourage health professionals to stop smoking.

    The programme started earlier this month. It will be carried out in collaboration with the National Committee for Smoking Prevention and is directed at all doctors and nurses working at the 82 public hospitals and 1115 primary care centres directly managed by the Spanish Public Health Service, covering about half the country. As part of the programme educational materials are being …

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