SmokeFree Hull

Stop smoking advice for professionals

If you want to reduce smoking and improve health in your community, we can help. We offer free training to healthcare professionals and employers, and you can refer people to our service for help.

Get in touch to find out more: [email protected]

Book free stop smoking training sessions

    • Session duration: 2 hours

    Level 1 training - Hull

    This session is for people who engage with smokers and their families in their workplace.

    The course has been designed to encourage others to make informed choices about smoking. You’ll gain a better understanding of treatment options, resources available and how to support someone who has quit.

    Once you’ve finished the course, you’ll be able to recognise the different types of smoking cessation interventions. Through group discussions, you’ll get a broader understanding of smoking in the public eye and how to refer smokers who want to quit.

    You’ll need to give us an email address and download Microsoft Teams, as that’s where we run the training at the moment. We’ll send you an invite and instructions on how to access. You can download Teams here.

    If you’d like to book, please send us an email: [email protected].

    Level 1 Training dates

     

    Tuesday 06/10/2020: 9am & 1pm

    Thursday 15/10/2020: 1pm

    Tuesday: 20/10/2020 9am & 1pm

    Wednesday 28/10/2020: 1pm

    Thursday 05/11/2020: 9am

    Tuesday 10/11/2020: 9am & 1pm

    Wednesday 18/11/2020: 1pm

    Thursday 26/11/2020: 9am

    Tuesday 01/12/2020: 9am & 1pm

    Wednesday 09/12/2020: 9am

    Thursday 17/12/2020: 9am & 1pm

    • Session duration: 60 minutes

    Very Brief Advice Training - Hull

    You’ll learn easily accessible information about stopping smoking.

    This session is suitable for people who work in Hull. You’ll learn easily accessible information about stopping smoking. You’ll learn about referral pathways to help employees and colleagues quit smoking.

    You’ll need to give us an email address and download Microsoft Teams, as that’s where we run the training at the moment. We’ll send you an invite and instructions on how to access. You can download teams here.

    If you’d like to book, please send us an email: [email protected].

    Very Brief Advice Training dates
     

    Wednesday 14/10/2020: 9am, 11am, 1pm & 4pm

    Tuesday 27/10/2020: 9am, 11am, 1pm & 4pm

    Thursday 12/11/2020: 9am, 11am, 1pm & 4pm

    Wednesday 25/11/2020: 9am, 11am, 1pm & 4pm

    Tuesday 08/12/2020: 9am, 11am, 1pm & 4pm

    • Session duration: 4 hours

    Level 2 Community Advisers Training - Hull

    This training is for people who want to become their organisation's smoking cessation ‘Community Champion’ in partnership with SmokeFree Hull.

    This session is suitable for people working in the Hull area. It's for people who want to become their organisation's smoking cessation ‘Community Champion’ in partnership with SmokeFree Hull.

    You'll be able to provide stop smoking interventions and be able to encourage others to make informed choices about smoking. You'll also learn about the treatment options, resources available and how to support someone who has quit.

    As part of the training you will cover the following topics:

    • Current stop smoking medication, uses and side-effects
    • Assessing nicotine dependence/readiness to quit
    • Understand pre-quit and post-quit assessments
    • Development of your own communication skills to promote smoking cessation
    • Use of a Carbon Monoxide monitor

    After this session, you'll shadow a specialist advisor and have an online follow up session. This will be booked at a later date. There's also a SmokeFree Hull advisor handbook that you can use.

    When you've completed the course, you will be qualified to provide one-to-one stop smoking support and advice to an intermediate level. You will be able to recognise the different types of smoking cessation interventions and how smoking affects public health. Through group discussions, you will also gain a broader understanding of smoking in the public eye and understand how to refer smokers who wish to quit to SmokeFree Hull.

    You’ll need to give us an email address and download Microsoft Teams, as that’s where we run the training at the moment. We’ll send you an invite and instructions on how to access. You can download teams here.

    If you’d like to book, please send us an email: [email protected].

    Level 2 Community Advisers Training dates

    Thursday 08/10/2020: 9am

    Tuesday 03/11/2020: 9am

    Wednesday 02/12/2020: 9am

    • Session duration: 3 hours

    Supported Pharmacotherapy (Pharmacy-Specific) Training - Hull

    Tailored for pharmacy staff with a focus on one-to-one stop smoking support and PharmOutcomes support.

    Tailored for pharmacy staff with a focus on one-to-one stop smoking support and PharmOutcomes support – particularly around recording assessments/client interactions and tariff payment guidance.

    This three hour workshop also gives you information about the harmful effects of smoking, the benefits of quitting and how to deliver effective interventions alongside treatments such as nicotine replacement therapy and Varenicline. As part of the training you will learn;

    • How to provide one-to-one stop smoking support
    • How to arrange for the supply of stop smoking treatment drugs
    • Submitting data in line with the SmokeFree Hull Service
    • Understanding smoking cessation medication uses and side effects
    • How to complete monitoring documents
    • Using a carbon monoxide monitor
    • Relapse prevention

     

    Format: Online training through Microsoft Teams

    Duration: 3 hours

    How to book: email [email protected]

    Please provide your email and your preferred date for the training and download Microsoft Teams. Once confirmed you will receive an invite for the session and further instructions.

    Download Teams here.

    • Session duration: 2.5 hours

    Level 1 Training with Mental Health Module

    This session is for people who engage with smokers and their families in their workplace with an additional module on supporting smokers with identified mental health problems.

    This session is for people who engage with smokers and their families in their workplace. There is also an additional module on supporting smokers with identified mental health problems.

    This two-and-a-half-hour workshop gives you information about the harmful effects of smoking and the benefits of quitting.

    It also gives you advice on talking to people about their smoking and referring them to specialist services.

     

    Format: Online training through Microsoft Teams

    Duration: 2.5 hours

    How to book: email [email protected]

    Please provide your email and your preferred date for the training and download Microsoft Teams. Once confirmed you will receive an invite for the session and further instructions.

    Download Teams here.

    • Session duration: 90 minutes

    Smoking in Pregnancy Training

    This training is useful for health professionals working with pregnant/postpartum women.

    This ninety minute workshop gives you information about the harmful effects of smoking and the benefits of quitting when working with pregnant women. This training is useful for health professionals working with pregnant / postpartum women e.g. Midwives / Sonography / Neonatal Ward / Doctors / Consultants.

    Topics include:

    • Local/national smoking in pregnancy rates;
    • Onward referral pathways/mechanisms
    • Risks of continuing to smoke during pregnancy/benefits of quitting;
    • Harm Reduction;
    • Impact of smoking on the wider family;
    • NICE guidance for NRT use during pregnancy/breastfeeding;
    • Health behaviour change skills and techniques for working effectively with pregnant/postpartum women.

    It also gives you advice on talking to people about their smoking and referring them to specialist services.

     

    Format: Online training through Microsoft Teams

    Duration: 90 minutes

    How to book: email [email protected]

    Please provide your email and your preferred date for the training and download Microsoft Teams. Once confirmed you will receive an invite for the session and further instructions.

    Download Teams here.

     

    Please note you do not need to attend the Very Brief Advice training, if you are taking part in the Level 1 Smoking in Pregnancy Training.