Services Database Stop Smoking Service (Bath and North East Somerset (BANES) Area)

Service ID

10947

Description

The aim of the service is to improve the health of the population of the Bath and North East Somerset(BANES) area by providing help and support to those who want to stop smoking through the direct provision of behavioural support services and/or pharmacotherapy.

Location of service

Avon LPC

Commissioner

Local Authority (LA)

Method of commissioning

Transitioned from PCT

Source of funding

Local Authority (LA)

Service type

Stop smoking

Other organisations involved

Specialist Stop Smoking Service

Dates

Start date: 01/04/2012
End date:

Status

Ongoing

Training

At least one member of staff will need to attend Level 2 stop smoking training co-ordinated by the Specialist Stop Smoking Service.  That staff member is expected to attend follow up training as appropriate.

As advisors will be working one to one with young people and vulnerable adults, all stop smoking advisors are required to have an enhanced DBS check. 

Comments

This service is available in the Bath and North Somerset (BANES) area only