In Hackney, the Health and Wellbeing Board has strategic oversight for tobacco control and oversees delivery of a comprehensive action plan, which covers:

  • prevention
  • implementation of smoke-free policies
  • training for frontline line workers to deliver brief advice and signpost to SSS
  • delivery of evidence-based SSS
  • targeted communication campaigns
  • reducing the availability and supply of illegal/cheap tobacco
  • effective local regulation of tobacco sales.