Health professionals

Anyone who has a responsibility for health awareness can have an important role in helping people to stop smoking from brief advice and referral to becoming trained stop smoking advisors.

Whether you are a practice nurse, pharmacist or health care assistant one of our free courses will help you.

Brief interventions

Designed to give you the skills and confidence to raise the issue of smoking with your clients / patients, using the 3 A’s (ask, advise and act). Brief interventions is suitable for a range of public facing services. Bespoke brief interventions training can be tailored to the needs of your organisation, and delivered at a time and place that is convenient for you, subject to minimum numbers.

Smokefree families

Training for frontline staff to become smokefree champions. Providing information on the dangers of secondhand smoke, along with health advice and advice on how to protect children and families from the risks of secondhand smoke.

Level 2 stop smoking advisor training

Training for people who have signed a contract with commissioners to deliver a stop smoking service. This programme provides the underpinning knowledge around smoking and supporting behaviour change needed to deliver a stop smoking service.

Tier 3 pregnancy and young people training

Enhanced training for commissioned stop smoking advisors to develop skills to support pregnant women and young people to stop smoking.

Annual refresher training

An update course for current stop smoking service providers trained as stop smoking advisors. Includes updates on pharmacotherapy, behaviour change and relapse prevention.

To find courses taking place in your area please click the area you work in:

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