Tobacco Control (Overview): Current activities and services

  • Stop Smoking Service offers evidence-based medication and behavioural support via a network of advisors in GP practices and pharmacies (provide stop smoking support as part of their generic role), and a small specialist team (4 WTE). Comparatively low budget (£530k) (Greenwich £, Southwark £ & Lambeth £ - £312 per quit
  • Trading Standards runs a rolling programme of test purchasing with retailers to ensure compliance and plans to involve young people in educating retailers in 2011/12.
  • 2 pilot projects have started training young people to influence peers; one through Goldsmiths Youth and Community work students in youth services and the other in schools in Year 8. Budget £20k.





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