Topic outline

  • Introduction


    • label Evidence shows Very Brief Advice can help to trigg...

      Evidence shows Very Brief Advice can help to trigger a quit attempt among people who smoke. This resource is aimed at health professionals and other allied health professionals working in a wide range of settings who have interactions with people who smoke. It includes GPs, nurses, health visitors, midwives, dentists, and pharmacists not providing specialist smoking support within their service.

      It may also be of interest to anyone, who is likely to come into contact with people who smoke in their day to day work and is interested in their health and wellbeing e.g. leisure staff, community workers and voluntary sector staff, money advice or welfare rights officers, housing officer, prison staff, police and fire services.

    • label Learning outcomes By comp...

      Learning outcomes

      By completing this module you will be able to:

      • Explain what very brief advice on smoking is, the purpose and its benefits
      • Introduce very brief advice into your interactions with people who smoke
      • Reflect on your own role and be aware of the support and services available to help people to stop smoking


  • Enrolment

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      To view and complete the content of this resource, please