Services Database Smokefree Support Service (St Helens Council Area)

Service ID

18867

Description

The voucher scheme
Vouchers issued by Smokefree Support practitioners will be accepted from clients at accredited community pharmacies. The accredited member of pharmacy staff will provide advice and support to the client. Overall clinical responsibility for the supply of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products lies with the responsible pharmacist at the time of supply.
The intermediate service
An accredited member of staff will be trained as a Smokefree Support practitioner and will provide one to one support and advice to people who want to give up smoking. Accredited practitioners are responsible for issuing vouchers and providing ongoing support, monitoring and recording of progress.

Location of service

Halton, St Helens & Knowsley LPC

Commissioner

Local Authority (LA)

Method of commissioning

Local Authority contract

Source of funding

Local Authority (LA)

Service type

Stop smoking

Other organisations involved

Dates

Start date:
End date:

Status

Ongoing

Training

Not known

Comments

This service is available in the St Helens Council area only.