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Smoking cessation: quality standard consultation

NICE is consulting on a draft quality standard for smoking cessation. The consultation period will end 10 April 2013. Read the documents

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Distributing quit kits in 2013

Following the success of last year’s Quit Kit campaign, the Department of Health has invited pharmacies across England to distribute Quit Kits to smokers between January and March 2013. The campaign will be supported by a national advertising campaign encouraging … Read more → – Distributing quit kits in 2013

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Smokeless tobacco products pose serious health risks

Smokeless tobacco products used by some people in South Asian communities are associated with serious health risks such as oral cancer and cardiovascular disease, according to the latest NICE guidance Many members of the South Asian community use smokeless tobacco … Read more → – Smokeless tobacco products pose serious health risks

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NICE consults on draft guidance to help people who can’t quit smoking in one step

How to reduce the harm from tobacco use for people who don’t feel able to quit smoking in one step is covered in National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) draft guidance, which is now open for public consultation. … Read more → – NICE consults on draft guidance to help people who can’t quit smoking in one step

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Smoking cessation carbon monoxide card

The Smoking Cessation Carbon Monoxide (CO) card is an aid for health professionals to use with patients attending smoking cessation clinics. Levels of CO, which is present in tobacco smoke, are measured in the patient’s breath to monitor progress towards … Read more → – Smoking cessation carbon monoxide card

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