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- Smoking cessation. Andrews, Hilary // Primary Health Care;Oct2002, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p22
Focuses on the significance of performance indicators in ensuring the survival of smoking cessation services in National Health Service in Great Britain. Categories of the indicators; Design of the smoking cessation programs; Advantages of the initiatives.
- Independent Nurse: News in brief. // GP: General Practitioner;9/4/2009, p3
The article presents news briefs related to nursing in Great Britain. According to Great Britain's National Health Service (NHS) Information Centre data, there is a rise in number of unfilled nursing posts in the English NHS this year. A survey by TNS Healthcare has found that most nurses feel...
- Stub out our own habit. Mensah, Shirley Baah // Nursing Standard;10/3/2007, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p64
The article discusses the role of nurses in the smoking restriction and cessation services of the National Health Service (NHS) in Great Britain. Together with the pharmacists, they are encouraged to support smokers to quit or refer to appropriate service. However, the author argues if they...
- Do incentives encourage healthy lifestyles? Robinson, Francesca // Practice Nurse;6/25/2010, Vol. 39 Issue 12, p9
The article focuses on the British National Health Service's schemes that use incentives to encourage positive lifestyle changes among people in Great Britain. The schemes include Give It Up for Baby that gives grocery vouchers worth up to 12.50 British pounds weekly to encourage pregnant women...
- SECOND OPINION. Cater, Mark // PRWeek (London);7/23/2010, p19
The author shares his views about a local campaign by the National Health Service (NHS) of Coventry, England to encourage people to make pledges about stopping smoking.
- Thousands more stub it out. // British Dental Journal;9/14/2013, Vol. 215 Issue 5, p205
The article reports that stop smoking services of Great Britain National Health Service (NHS) helped at least 20,000 smokers stop the habit long term in 2010 and 2012.
- PCTs must set smoking cessation targets, says Nice. // British Dental Journal;3/22/2008, Vol. 204 Issue 6, p286
The article reports on the advice from the National Institute of Clinical Excellence that primary care trusts should aim to treat at least 5% of their population who smoke annually in Great Britain. The guidance also urges that the National Health Service (NHS) stop smoking services should...
- Helping Smokers Quit in the "Real World". Hays, J. Taylor // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Oct2014, Vol. 89 Issue 10, p1328
The article comments on a study by D. Kotz and colleagues, which examined the effectiveness of combined behavioral therapy and pharmacotherapy for tobacco dependence treatment in England. Topics discussed include the tobacco control efforts by the British National Health Service, and the...
- General Practitioners' views on the provision of nicotine replacement therapy and bupropion. McEwen, Andy; West, Robert; Owen, Lesley // BMC Family Practice;2001, Vol. 2, p6
Background: Nicotine replacement therapies (NRT) and a new drug, bupropion, are licensed in several countries as aids to smoking cessation. General practitioners (GPs) play a crucial role in recommending or prescribing these medications. In the UK there has been discussion about whether the...