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Evidence shows very brief advice on smoking can help to trigger a quit attempt among people who smoke.

This course is available to start any time.

Course type
Time to complete
30 minutes
Course category
Improving practice

This e-Learning is aimed at health professionals and other allied health professionals working in a wide range of settings who have interactions with people who smoke. It includes GPs, nurses, health visitors, midwives, dentists, and pharmacists not providing specialist smoking support within their service.

It may also be of interest to anyone, who is likely to come into contact with people who smoke in their day to day work and is interested in their health and well-being e.g. leisure staff, community workers and voluntary sector staff, money advice or welfare rights officers, housing officer, prison staff, police and fire services.

You need to enrol on our e-Learning platform before you can start the course. Please register and login before you start.

If you are already enrolled on the e-Learning site and have logged in, you can start the course directly.