Services Database Stop Smoking Interventions in Pharmacies (South Gloucestershire Area)

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The aims of this service are:

  • to support the reduction of smoking prevalence in South Gloucestershire and to reduce health inequalities;
  • to contribute towards reducing prevalence of smoking by taking a whole systems approach to a readily accessible quality service for smokers who want to quit. This will include, but is not limited to, delivering brief interventions, making appropriate referrals and providing evidence-based support; and
  • provide an appropriate referral process for smokers with more complex needs to the Smokefree South Gloucestershire Specialist Advisors.

Location of service

Avon LPC


Local Authority (LA)

Method of commissioning

Source of funding

Local Authority (LA)

Service type

Stop smoking

Other organisations involved

Smokefree South Gloucestershire


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Pharmacy staff wishing to provide the stop smoking support service need to attend the two-day advisor training course provided by Smokefree South Gloucestershire before providing any support to smokers.


This service is available in the South Gloucestershire area only.