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‘What Smokers Really Want'
a campaign to help nurses understand Smokers 'Real' needs

 


Smokefree Nurses, working towards a healthier New Zealand


Smokefree Nurses, working towards a healthier New Zealand

 
  • 5000 New Zealanders die unnecessarily from smoking-related conditions – that’s over 10 times the annual road toll.  Helping Kiwis quit smoking is one of the most cost effective means of improving our nation’s health.

 

  • 80% of New Zealand smokers wish they had never started and two-thirds of them want to quit.

 

  • Smokers expect to be asked about their smoking status. 

 

  • Dame Tariana Turia, previous Associate Minister for Health  says “We need to ensure people get the help they need to quit and stay smokefree”

 

  • Nurses are ideally placed to ask about smoking status, provide brief advice and cessation support.

 

This website pulls together practical information so that New Zealand nurses have a one-stop shop to help them deliver effective smoking cessation interventions.  The website contains a wealth of evidence based information, tools, networking opportunities and personal stories which support the valuable role nurses play in helping people to quit smoking.

 

So make sure that you become a Quit Card provider by completing your ABC Training here.

 

Please use the site map to assist you in navigating the contents of this website.

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LATEST NEWSETTERS...

SMOKEFREE NURSES NEWSLETTER view the June 2016 newsletter

SMOKING CESSATION RESEARCH REVIEW issue 24 2016


LATEST NEWS...

Cochrane Collaboration E - cigarettes for smoking cessation and reduction 2016

28 October 2016 Standardised Packaging Celebration

Electronic Cigarettes: MOH releases information for health care workers

STOPtober quit smoking challenge begins

Smokefree Nurses Submission on E-Cigarettes

Standardised Tobacco Products and Packaging Passed into law

Tobacco Control Research Turanga Symposium, 25 May 2016 Interviews with presenters and presentations


Stop Smoking Foundation Training Days (2 days)

Cancer Society: Smoking Cessation Professional Education Courses 2016

Electronic Cigarettes: New Section on Smokefree Nurses website

LATEST RESOURCES...

Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems and Electronic Non-Nicotine Delivery Systems(ENDS/ENNDS): WHO Report

College of Physicians Report on E-Cigarettes

Aspire Future Directions Report 2015

The Stolen Years: The Mental Health and Smoking Action report


Future Directions to Achieve Smokefree 2025?

Electronic Cigarettes: A briefing for stop smoking services
 

Tobacco Smoking and Mental Health: A policy paper from the Mental Health Foundation

HELPING TO STOP SMOKING E-LEARNING UPDATE
ABC brief smoking cessation training for the revised guidelines are now available at learnonline.health.nz

 

STOP SMOKING GUIDELINES

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