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A critical analysis of a current health care policy and its impact on a group of clients
Essay from the year 2013 in the subject Health Science, grade: 80, King`s College London, language: English, abstract: The aim of this essay is to critically analyse the impact of smoke-free legislation and smoking cessation, as part of a wider anti-smoking strategy, on individuals admitted in an inpatient psychiatric setting. This will involve discussing the economic, ethical, legal and social influences that helped shape this policy as well as the physical and psychological impact on Patients. It will seek to explain how the views of patients and staff affect the implementation of this policy while discussing the effectiveness of interventions used under the policy. Some gaps in the legislation and policy will be discussed with recommendations as to how to address these and have a positive impact on the physical and mental health of patients in psychiatric settings.
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