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, Director, Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco, Health and Wellbeing Directorate of Public Health England.
The role of local tobacco control
Dr Andrew Furber, Director of Public Health, Wakefield Council & President, Association of Directors of Public Health
Resourcing evidence based tobacco control
Deborah Arnott, Chief Executive, Action on Smoking & Health
Reducing smoking in mental health
Hilary Wareing, Tobacco Control Collaborating Centre & Dr Lisa McNally, Bracknell Forest Council
Economies through local collaboration
Martyn Willmore, Fresh, Kate Pike, Tobacco Free Futures & Kate Knight, Smokefree South West
Local strategies to reduce smoking: NHS Southwark Clinical Commissioning Group
Dr Noel Baxter GP
How can we help more people to quit?
Henry Tapp, Team lead, Stop Smoking Services, Live Well Suffolk
A licencing system for tobacco retailers
Joanne Waller, Head of Environment, Health and Consumer Protection, Durham County Council
Implementing Article 5.3 of the FCTC in Kent
Deborah Smith, Public Health Specialist, Kent County Council
Local strategies to reduce smoking: West Yorkshire Joint Services
Susan Betteridge, Business Manager, West Yorkshire Joint Services
Smoking in pregnancy: Policy and communications update
Jo Locker, Tobacco Control Programme Manager, Public Health England
Local strategies to reduce smoking: Hertfordshire County Council
Councillor Teresa Heritage and Jim McManus, Director of Public Health, Hertfordshire County Council
Smokefree outdoor spaces
Laura Ridout, Stakeholder Engagement and Development Manager, Public Health Action & Wendy Parker, Senior Health Improvement Specialist, Bristol City Council