Firms urged to help smokers kick habit
- Smoking ban guides. // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;May2007, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p8
The author reports that the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued guidelines to employers in assisting their employees to stop smoking. The guidelines include benefits for companies who assist their employees in quitting smoking. As of July 1, 2007 there will be...
- Smokers should receive 30-second quit advice. Robinson, Stephen // GP: General Practitioner;3/11/2011, p18
The article reports that general practitioners (GPs) have been urged to offer all smokers a 30-second intervention to improve quit rates. Experts suggest that GPs should offer a government-backed, 30-second intervention rather than the one suggested by the British National Institute of Health...
- Management of smokers motivated to quit: a qualitative study of smokers and GPs. Wilson, Andrew; Agarwal, Shona; Bonas, Sheila; Murtagh, Ged; Coleman, Tim; Taub, Nicholas; Chernova, Julia // Family Practice;Aug2010, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p404
Background. The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines state that GPs should manage smokers motivated to quit by offering referral to Stop Smoking Services (SSS) and that nicotine addiction treatment (NAT) should be offered only to those who decline referral.
- GPs should offer nicotine patches. // PRWeek (London);11/2/2012, p10
The article discusses a public relations strategy developed for the British National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence for its campaign to encourage general physicians to prescribe nicotine replacement patches to individuals who wish to cut down on their smoking habits.
- Effective smoking cessation. Round, Thomas // GP: General Practitioner;2/18/2013, p34
The article presents information related to smoking cessation and relapse programs in Great Britain. It is noted that smoking is responsible for preventable morbidity and premature death in the nation. It is stated that National Institute for Health & Clinical Excellence (NICE) suggests to...
- How PCTs have let smokers down. Robinson, Stephen // GP: General Practitioner;5/27/2011, p13
The article implies that patients could be put at risk by Great Britain's primary care trusts (PCTs), by restricting care and second-guessing the advice from the National Institute for Health & Clinical Excellence (NICE). Accoding to an investigation, 14 per cent of PCTs restrict GPs (general...
- NRT ineffective for pregnant smokers, study shows. // GP: General Practitioner;3/17/2014, p31
The article discusses a study on introducing nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) to help more than 400 women in smoking cessation in Paris, France. The double-blind trial casts doubt on the guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) on the effectiveness of...
- Guidance on smoking and physical activity. // Practice Nurse;4/28/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p8
The article presents information on a guideline released by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) in Great Britain in May 2005, designed to help healthcare professionals encourage patients to quit smoking and become more physically active. The recommendations on...
- NICE consults on guidance for smoking cessation when using healthcare services. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;4/13/2013, Issue 676, p2
The article reports on the opening by the British National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) of consultation on draft guidance for smoking cessation for patients using secondary healthcare services.