Public Health England have issued the following guidance

Posted on Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 at 1:37 pm and is filed under Latest News | 0

Public Health England

Public Health England

Resumption of face-to-face stop smoking consultations and carbon monoxide (CO) monitoring:

Since March 2020, stop smoking services (SSS) have admirably maintained service delivery in response to the challenges of COVID-19 by adapting to remote smoking cessation consultations and maintaining provision of stop smoking medication. CO monitoring was paused across all stop smoking interventions as a consequence.

Face-to-face behavioural support
Behavioural stop smoking support may now be resumed in person, face-to-face, by following government COVID-19 guidance. This is in line with the resumption of other public health interventions, including drug and alcohol support and treatment by community healthcare providers.

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