This section contains the resources you need to help you embed the treatment of tobacco addition into the routine care of all your patients. 

These include key evidence base reports and clinical guidance, together with patient information and communication resources. For Commissioners and Providers we have included some of our service development resources and specifications. 

Please also see your local Trust’s QUIT resources on your intranet QUIT webpages.

Document library

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PDF file icon QUIT E-Voucher Service Specification 18/01/2022 363.79 KB Specification for the e-voucher scheme to provide nicotine replacement therapy to QUIT Programme Pathway patients in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw
DOCX file icon Patient Group Directive 18/01/2022 92.76 KB PATIENT GROUP DIRECTION (PGD) Supply of Varenicline tablets in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw (SYB) community pharmacies, commissioned to provide treatment to patients being supported in the community on QUIT Programme pathways
DOCX file icon Service Specification for Trusts for the QUIT Programme 18/01/2022 571.27 KB Service Specification for the embedding of tobacco treatment in secondary care Trusts

Clinical Guidance, Information & Training

NICE Public Health Guidance:

Smoking cessation and smokefree policies: Good practice for mental health services, National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training (NCSCT), March 2018 -

National Centre for Smoking Cessation & Training -

Action on Smoking & Health (ASH) -

Evidence base

Public Health Matters: Stopping Smoking; What Works -

The Ottawa Model of Smoking Cessation -

Local data on smoking

Local Tobacco Control Profiles -

Patient websites

Smokefree -

NHS Stop Smoking Services -

QUIT for Covid -

Smoking in Pregnancy

NHS Start4life website -

Smokefree Homes