New-born babies being subjected to second-hand smoke at Antrim Area

NEWBORN babies are being engulfed in billowing clouds of second-hand smoke as they leave Antrim Area Hospital to go home with their parents, angry service users have fumed.

The comments came after exasperation over the conduct of smokers at the main doors of the hospital prompted a hard hitting social media post from the Northern Health and Social Care Trust.

The Trust posted an image to their facebook page which, it said, showed smokers gathered directly outside the main entrance to the building.

And the post, which labelled the smokers’ behaviour as ‘not acceptable’ led to a digital surge of support from equally upset members of the public who added their opinions of the smokers to the Trust’s comments section.

*Read the full story in this week’s Antrim Guardian

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