Guidance

Stop smoking options: guidance for conversations with patients

Guidance to support conversations between clinicians and people who want to quit smoking on what method to choose.

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Stop smoking options: guidance for conversations with patients

Details

This guidance supports clinicians in their conversations with patients on the different options available for stopping smoking and their effectiveness.

The following options are covered in the guidance:

  • unassisted quitting
  • self-managed quitting
  • quitting with expert support
  • temporarily quitting
  • cutting down

The guidance was originally developed for NHS RightCare by Public Health England.

Published 20 August 2018