Publication - Advice and guidance

Smoke-free Scotland - Guidance on smoking policies for the NHS, local authorities and care service providers

Published: 21 Dec 2005
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
0952067358

Guidance on smoking policies for the NHS, local authorities and care service providers

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Contents
Smoke-free Scotland - Guidance on smoking policies for the NHS, local authorities and care service providers
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Appendix 4 References and further resources / information

References

1. Scottish Executive. Helping to get your business or organisation ready for the new law on smoking: a guide for employers, managers and those in control of premises. Edinburgh: The Scottish Executive, 2005

2. ASH Scotland. Effective tobacco policy in the Health Service: guidelines for action. Edinburgh: ASH Scotland, 1998

3. Griffiths, J. Tobacco at work: guidance for local authorities: achieving the best outcomes. Edinburgh: NHS Health Scotland, 2004.

4. The Scottish Executive. The partnership information guideline: managing health at work. Edinburgh: The Scottish Executive, 2003. [online] Available from: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/47032/0013906.pdf [Accessed 26 November 2005]

5. ASH Scotland. Re-audit of Tobacco Policies in the NHS in Scotland. Executive Summary. Edinburgh: ASH Scotland, 2005.

6. The Smoking, Health and Social Care (Scotland) Act 2005.

7. The Scottish Executive. The prohibition of smoking in certain premises (Scotland) regulations 2006. Edinburgh: The Scottish Executive, 2005. [online] Available from: http://www.clearingtheairscotland.com/faqs/index.html [Accessed 28 November 2005]

8. The Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003.

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Further resources / information

If your organisation is tackling the issue of policy development for the first time, then the following sources of advice and information may prove to be helpful:

i. The ASH Scotland website: http://www.ashscotland.org.uk

ii. The ASH website: http://www.ash.org.uk

iii. ACAS. Health and employment. London: ACAS, 2005. [online] Available from: http://www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=693 [Accessed 28 November 2005]

iv. The Scottish Centre for Healthy Working Lives (now incorporating Scotland's Health at Work)

http://www.healthyworkinglives.com

v. A Simple Guide to smoking policies in the workplace - NHS Health Scotland http://www.healthscotland.com

If you need information on smoking cessation / cessation support - posters, leaflets, No Smoking Day etc. then go to:

i. Your local NHS Board

ii. Smokeline - 0800 84 84 84

iii. No Smoking Day organisation: http://www.nosmokingday.org.uk

If you work in the NHS and require information about the Partnership Information Network Guideline on managing health at work go to: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/47032/0013906.pdf).

Information on a range of issues connected with smoking in public places and work places, including the health and economic impacts of tobacco in Scotland, can be found at: http://www.clearingtheairscotland.com/research/consultation-reports.html

Tobacco Information Scotland ( TIS) is a new initiative from the ASH Scotland Information Service. TIS was developed to provide the best possible gateway to tobacco-related information in Scotland, providing access to key policy documents and guidelines, statistics, and health promotion materials. http://www.tobaccoinscotland.org.uk

This legislation offers an historic opportunity to improve levels of public health in Scotland and to reduce health inequalities, both now and for future generations.