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Be an Expert in Smoking Cessation

General Practitioners and Nurses

Respiratory Specialist Physicians

Cardiovascular Specialist Physicians

With Professor Keir Lewis, Respiratory medicine (COPD), Swansea University

1. The burden of smoking and the changing environment

Professor Keir Lewis highlights the burden of smoking on patients’ health.​​​​​​

In particular, around the development of long term conditions and the benefits of smoking cessation.

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

Professor Keir Lewis discusses the need for a whole system approach in tackling smoking cessation.​​​​​​

He highlights some case studies which identify the clear benefits of addressing smoking cessation in both primary and secondary care settings.

3. The role of medications in smoking cessation

Professor Keir Lewis discusses the nicotine addiction cycle and the pharmacotherapy treatments currently available for smoking cessation.​​​​​​

The mode of action, effectiveness and safety profiles of these pharmacotherapies are also addressed.

PP-CHM-GBR-3367. June 2021

Resources for you

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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Smoking Cessation in hospitals

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