Archives: Seminars

Why reducing smoking rates remains our #1 priority

An opening by the Mayor of Greater Manchester touching on the health impacts of smoking and the importance of driving down smoking rates.  Also Highlighting the importance of working towards Smokefree 2030 and emphasising the good work in GM.

KEYNOTE: Looking forward and reaching out: Helping to end smoking for all

Tobacco smoking is a leading cause of poor health outcomes and inequalities amongst people experiencing extensive health and social needs (e.g., homelessness, substance dependencies). A long-lived perception exists that individuals living with such needs do not engage in health services and as such, are described as ‘hard to reach’, ‘disengaged’ or ‘unimotivated’. This talk highlights… Read more »

Working as a system to achieve 5%

The presentation will cover how the North East is working collectively to maximise opportunities to increase quitting at scale and to deliver an effective evidence based tobacco control approach which puts people who smoke at the core of its plan.


Caitlin Barry ‘Working Towards a Smokefree NHS Workforce in NENC’ Kate Frazer ‘Embedding Patient and Public Involvement in co-designing a smoking cessation pathway for people who smoke and are diagnosed with cancer’ Kirsty Soar ‘Lessons learnt from Project SCeTCH: a multi-centre cluster randomised controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness of e-cigarettes compared with usual care for… Read more »