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Addressing tobacco dependence within the NHS – Webinar


Allan Gregory from Public Health England presents on PHE’s ‘Menu of Preventative Interventions’ and the support available for putting policy into practice followed by Dr Louise Restrick, Integrated Consultant Respiratory Physician, Whittington Health and Islington CCG, presenting on the need for clinicians to identify and treat tobacco dependence. Other resources: Public Health England: Menu of […]

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Use of electronic cigarettes in pregnancy: Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group webinar


Professor Linda Bauld from the University of Stirling provides an update on the latest evidence about the use of electronic cigarettes in pregnancy, which is followed by a question and answer session with experts from Public Health England, the Royal College of Midwives and Improving Performance in Practice. Other resources: Use of electronic cigarettes in […]

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Enforcing tobacco legislation: Current and future opportunities – Webinar


This webinar on tobacco enforcement, recorded on 08 February 2017, includes an overview of enforcement areas following changes to legislation, case studies from London and County Durham and an update on licensing including ASH’s report Counter Arguments. Other resources: ASH Briefing on Standardised Tobacco Packaging Changes to tobacco regulations 2016 Q&A

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Health Inequalities: Tackling half the difference – Webinar


In this webinar, recorded on 06 April 2016, Professor Amanda Amos from the University of Edinburgh and Martin Dockrell from Public Health England present an overview of the evidence on smoking and health inequalities and what actions can be taken to drive down inequalities. Other resources: Health Inequalities Resource Pack ASH Briefing: Health inequalities and […]

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Webinars


ASH runs a series of webinars to provide local and national professionals working in tobacco control with up to date information and resources on key topic areas. If you have any suggestions for future webinar topics or would like to be added to the email list to receive updates about webinars please email admin@smokefreeaction.org.uk. Health […]

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Cost of smoking to social care


The information below summarises an analysis by Howard Reed of Landman Economics for Action on Smoking & Health, entitled “The Cost of Smoking to the Social Care System in England” first carried out in 2014 and updated in January 2017. The research shows that smoking not only contributes to the social care bill but also […]

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The Future of Local Tobacco Control Conference


In July 2015, ASH hosted a conference in partnership with the LGA, ADPH and PHE. Click on the links below to download presentations on key issues in local tobacco control. If you use any information from these slides for your own purpose, please credit the authors. Why tobacco is a public health priority Rosanna O’Connor, […]

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Local tobacco alliance resources


A set of materials to support the development of new tobacco control alliances and provide information for those planning to renew or refresh their alliance. Setting up a Local Tobacco Control Alliance This document aims both to support the development of new tobacco control alliances and provide information for those planning to renew or refresh […]

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Councillors’ Briefings


Click on the links below to download short briefings (pdf) for councillors on key issues in tobacco policy. Each briefing sets out the problem and points towards action councils can take to put things right. Making the case for local tobacco control. This short briefing provides local councillors with the information they need about why […]

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Local opinon


Short digests gathering regional public opinion on key tobacco issues including smoking in the home, support for new legislation and the tobacco industry

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