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Nicotine is the addictive drug in tobacco smoke that causes people who smoke to continue to smoke.

Along with nicotine, people who smoke inhale about 7,000 other chemicals in cigarette smoke. Many of these chemicals come from burning tobacco leaf. Some of these compounds are chemically active and trigger profound and damaging changes in the body.

Your clinical team can support patients to stop smoking and improve their health outcomes.

Download Resource: Smoking Change Ideas (PDF 123KB)

Plan do Study Act (PDSA)

PDSA Review the smoking status of Asthma patients (docx 273KB)

Proportion of Patients who’s smoking status has been recorded (PDF 195KB)


HealthPathways – Smoking cessation advice and Health service support clinics

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