Four network meetings will take place at member sites this year to facilitate discussion on a topic of interest in relation to the Global Network Standards or a speciality area. This is also seen as an opportunity for non-member sites close to the host venue to participate in discussions and to learn more about network membership.
Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is recommended in current Australian clinical guidelines for pregnant women who are unable to quit smoking unassisted.
Article reports on results from an online survey of staff and patient perceptions and experiences of a mandated smoke-free policy implemented at health facilities across SA, including mental health sites.
Approaching those who are smoking in a smokefree area can be difficult, so Quit Victoria have some tips to help you approach a smoker in a careful and safe manner.