How nurses can help smokers break the habit for good during COVID-19
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How nurses can help smokers break the habit for good during COVID-19

Martin Dockrell Tobacco control lead, Public Health England
Jamie Waterall Deputy chief nurse, Public Health England

The pandemic is providing an incentive for smokers to quit – and practice nurses can ensure they succeed

Smoking harms nearly every organ of the body. It causes respiratory disease, cardiovascular disease, lung cancer and many other cancers.

Primary Health Care. 31, 2, 17-19. doi: 10.7748/phc.31.2.17.s7

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