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Champix® (varenicline tartrate) Prescribing Information.  Adverse event reporting information can be found at the bottom of the page.

Be an expert in smoking cessation

General Practitioners and Nurses

Respiratory Specialist Physicians

Cardiovascular Specialist Physicians

With Stephen Gaduzo, a GP with special interest in respiratory medicine and Lisa Fendall, a Smoking Cessation National Trainer.

1. The burden of smoking and the changing environment

GP Stephen Gaduzo and Smoking Cessation Advisor Lisa Fendall discuss how smoking is a significant cause of long term diseases and the health benefits of quitting.

They also discuss the reduction in stop smoking services and the importance of GPs and Practice Nurses in smoking cessation.

2. Your role in smoking cessation and the impact you can make

  • GP Stephen Gaduzo and Smoking Cessation Advisor Lisa Fendall discuss Very Brief Advice (VBA).
  • They also review how to use VBA in practice.

3. The role of medications in smoking cessation

  • GP Stephen Gaduzo and Smoking cessation advisor Lisa Fendall explain the NICE approved medications to support patients through smoking cessation.
  • They explain the mode of action, safety and efficacy of Champix (varenicline tartrate), including flexible dosing schedule.

PP-CHM-GBR-3367. June 2021

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Learn more about how using Very Brief Advice (VBA) and Brief Support and Treatment (BST) can help a smoker gain the motivation and support needed, to quit successfully.

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