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Location category:
Hackney
Location category: Hackney
Topic:
Smoking
Topic: Smoking

L&B: Smoking: Comparisons use of stop smoking services

Comparison and trend data on SSS reflect use of services based within the local authority area, not the use of services by residents of that local authority. For Hackney, this does not make a big difference: the vast majority of those using Hackney-based SSS are residents of the borough. However, most of those using City …

L&B: Smoking: Service gaps and opportunities

Smoking – Services and support describes a comprehensive programme of tobacco control activity across Hackney and the City.  The following areas have been identified as requiring ongoing support and focus over the coming year in order to minimise gaps in service provision, build on current practice and make use of upcoming opportunities. Smoking in pregnancy …

L&B: Smoking: Hackney stop smoking services

The main components of the SSS delivered in Hackney since 2014 (commissioned by the council’s Public Health Team) are described in Figure 1. The community outreach and hospital in-reach service provides support for priority groups who are the most likely to smoke and/or at increased risk of the harms from smoking – including certain minority …

L&B: Smoking: Services to identify smokers and early intervention

The NHS Health Check service targets adults aged 40-74 to assess their risk of CVD and offer early preventative advice and support to reduce this risk.  As part of the NHS Health Check people are asked about a range of health behaviours, including smoking status, and are referred to appropriate local services (including SSS).  The …

L&B: Smoking: Hackney services prevent uptake

Hackney previously participated in Cut Films, a youth anti-tobacco project that uses media to engage, educate and motivate young people not to take up the habit or (if they have) to quit. School-based prevention work will continue through the new City and Hackney Children and Young People’s Health and Wellbeing Service (starting autumn 2016), which …

L&B: Smoking: Hackney strategy

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 …

L&B: Smoking: Service and support available locally

This sub-section provides a snapshot (at the time of writing) of local services and support available in Hackney and the City under the following headings:. What is Hackney’s strategy to reduce smoking? What is the City of London’s strategy to reduce smoking? How does Hackney prevent the uptake of smoking? How does the City of …

L&B: Smoking: Comparisons of quit rate

Figure 1 shows that, in 2014/15, just over a third (37%) of those using Hackney-based SSS had quit after four weeks of accessing support – slightly higher than London, similar to England, and in the middle of Hackney’s statistical peers. Quit rates were significantly higher in City of London SSS, at 48%. Figure 2 shows …

L&B: Smoking: Comparisons Attributable mortality Hackney

Figure 1 shows that Hackney’s smoking attributable mortality rate is higher than London and England, but similar to most of its statistical peers. It is important to note that there is a time lag between smoking behaviour and smoking attributable mortality, and so what we are seeing here largely reflects the effects of smoking from …

L&B: Smoking: Comparisons lung cancer rates

Lung cancer registrations are presented here as one indicator of the local smoking-related health burden in adults.  The Adult health and illness chapter of the JSNA presents data on a number of other health outcomes linked to smoking (including cardiovascular disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD). Figure 1 shows that Hackney, in common …