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E-cigarettes

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Smokers at greater risk of Covid-19 says Government

Tobacco smokers "generally have an increased risk of contracting respiratory infections such as COVID-19" says the Government.

Head in the clouds

Not everything is yet known about e-cigarettes, but it is one option people are using to try and give up smoking.

Smoking cessation

It’s 2020 and it’s time to quit smoking. Pharmacy teams can offer customers advice and support for a healthier smoke-free new year.

Up in smoke

Statistics reveal a further decline in people lighting up, but there’s still much to be done before the UK is smoke-free.

Does OTC NRT still have a role in smoking cessation?

E-cigarettes and varenicline are associated with higher abstinence rates than other smoking cessation aids.

Vape kit trial rolled out

Pharmacies in the Trafford area of Greater Manchester are to provide free vaping starter kits to smokers as part of a new trial.

Council delivers stop smoking support via vape shops

A project funded by Essex County Council which delivers stop smoking support through outlets selling e-cigarettes is to be supported into the next financial year

Treating tobacco dependance

This CPD module provides an overview of helping patients deal with tobacco dependance and the latest NICE guidelines.

Update: Green light for e-cigs?

PHE has published a new independent expert evidence review of e-cigarettes, advising anyone struggling to quit smoking to try switching to an e-cigarette and get professional help.

Smoking cessation

This Professional Assistant: Learn and Advise module focuses on smoking cessation, including NRT therapies. 

E-cig users quit tobacco

More than half of the current 2.9 million e-cigarette users in the UK have quit smoking tobacco, according to a new study by Action on Smoking and Health.

E-cigarette use on the decline

The number of smokers using e-cigarettes to quit smoking is on the decline, according to new research by Mintel.

Pharmacies cautioned on e-cigarette sales to under-18s

Pharmacies were found to have sold e-cigarettes and vaping liquids to young people in a series of trading standards inspections

RCP gives e-cigs the green light

The Royal College of Physicians offers reassurance over the safety of electronic cigarettes and encourages smokers to use them as an alternative.



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