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CQC Guidance on smokefree policies in inpatient mental health settings

Mental Health and Smoking Partnership
Apr 2024

This webinar, hosted by ASH in conjunction with the CQC, presented the new CQC guidance on smokefree policies in inpatient mental health settings. The focus of the webinar is understanding and implementing the new guidance and is relevant to both CQC inspectors and those working in mental health settings.

The speakers were:

  • Paul Bingham, Senior Specialist (Mental Health) CQC
  • Mary Yates, NCSCT Consultant and former mental health nurse
  • Elliot Smith, Policy Assistant ASH, with feedback from the ASH Mental Health and Lived Experience Group

Download Paul's slides here

Download Mary's slides here

Download Elliot's slides here