Smoking Cessation

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Report: Could the end of smoking be in sight?

The Government is aiming for a smoke-free generation – and there are plenty of promising therapeutic options under evaluation

PSNC to make case for more national services

PSNC is to push for nationally commissioned emergency hormonal contraception (EHC) and stop smoking services

Clinical briefing: Public vaping

The House of Commons Science and Technology Committee says the use of e-cigarettes should be allowed in mental health facilities

Smoking increases risk of dementia?

Smoking may increase the risk of developing dementia, according to research published in the Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology

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

Adult smoking increases chronic pain

Smoking cigarettes during adulthood, even for a short time, may increase the risk of experiencing chronic widespread pain in later life, according to a new report

PHE: One smoker stubs out the habit every 80 seconds

As it launched the 2018 Stoptober campaign, the health body said that in 2017, almost 400,000 people in England successfully stopped smoking – the equivalent of 1,069 each day, or one every 81 seconds

Supporting smokers to quit: A summary of resources

PHE has developed a summary document to support healthcare professionals in discussing the latest information on stop smoking aids and advising patients wishing to participate in Stoptober

Relax vaping restrictions, Government urged

The Government is “missing an opportunity” by not relaxing rules around e-cigarettes, the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee has said, while the RPS maintains more evidence is needed

Latest pharmacy contractor data

Community pharmacy numbers in England declined by 82 in the past year, according to figures released by NHS Digital

Vaping not risk-free, study suggests

A new study suggests that vaping may not be as safe as some have thought – but Public Health England has warned that the news should not deter any smokers from switching to e-cigarettes

Pharma companies behind on FMD preparation

The Belgian non-profit, which was set up to keep falsified medicines out of the European medicines supply chain, said that many pharma companies were behind on the ‘on-boarding’ process

Ravi Sharma appointed RPS director for England

Mr Sharma said he looks forward to working with RPS members and other pharmacy organisations “to help ensure a successful and vibrant future for the profession”

NHS at 70: The debt of gratitude

Pharmaceutical advances since the formation of the NHS in 1948 have saved countless lives, Mark Greener writes

Category M reimbursement prices to rise by £15m from August

PSNC has described the decision to suspend the category M clawback as "very positive" and a sign of a good working relationship with DHSC

All well for HLP registration until March 2019

The level 2 Healthy Living Pharmacy Framework is being updated by HLP Task Group of the Pharmacy and Public Health Forum with a view to finalising it by March 2019

Treating tobacco dependence

This CPD module provides an overview of the latest NICE guidance on stop smoking interventions and services 

RPS England board member breaks rank to oppose ‘weak’ cuts stance

Board member Sultan ‘Sid’ Dajani has ‘broken rank’ to attack what he describes as the Society’s ‘weakness’ in addressing community pharmacy funding cuts

Briefing: the sugar tax

So the sugar tax has been introduced – will it be able to counter the numerous health issues caused by the UK’s sweet tooth?

TV campaign for Flarin is national

Advertising featuring cartoon-style characters performing everyday tasks is running for Flarin 200mg soft capsules

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