Acute Secondary Care Seminars

Acute Secondary Care

11:20 am - 11:35 am

Implementing a systematic approach to treating tobacco dependency within the NHS

Treating tobacco dependency and the wider aim of reducing smoking prevalence to less than 5% is one of 2 key prevention priorities in the North East & North Cumbria.  Ruth & Joanna will share the journey within the region to build on NICE guidance and systematically treat tobacco  dependency in the NHS.

Speakers

11:35 am - 11:50 am

Winning hearts and minds

11:50 am - 12:05 pm

Should tobacco smokers switch to vaping? A cardiovascular perspective

Are there cardiovascular benefits from switching from tobacco cigarettes to e-cigarettes? What is the evidence for this? The presentation will address these two key questions for those working to promote smoking cessation

Speaker

  • Prof Jacob George Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Therapeutics - Ninewells Hospital
12:05 pm - 12:20 pm

Smoking Cessation and ‘One NHS’

Roger will talk about the patient pathway and how the hospital stay should be a crucial and changeable moment due to heightened health concerns for the patient at that time and also being in an environment not associated with their smoking habits. Obstacles to 'One NHS' cessation pathways will be explored and how 'One NHS' should be patient centred.

Sponsored by Pfizer Ltd

 

Speaker

12:20 pm - 12:35 pm

Panel: What’s Cooking in the SCAH kitchen?

Chair

  • Freya Howle CURE Programme Lead - Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership

Speakers

  • Joanna Feeney Tobacco Control Programme Manager - Public Health England
  • Prof Jacob George Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Therapeutics - Ninewells Hospital
  • Dr Ruth Sharrock Respiratory Consultant - Queen Elizabeth Hospital