Smoking cessation should be every nurse’s business
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Smoking cessation should be every nurse’s business

Julie Penfold Health writer

Community practitioners – practice nurses, midwives and health visitors – are in ideal positions to actively encourage patients to stop smoking

Government cuts to public health budgets have led to only half of local authorities offering all smokers the best support to quit, a recent report from Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) and Cancer Research UK (CRUK) revealed.

Primary Health Care. 29, 4, 15-17. doi: 10.7748/phc.29.4.15.s14

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