Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust (The)
H5. Smoking Cessation/Respiratory Health
29 July, 2013
Submitted: 29 July, 2013
•The Trust is committed to a Smokefree environment and all Trust premises are smokefree environments and display no smoking signs. The Trust recognises that smoking is an addiction and therefore provides smoking shelters, These include smoking cessation information.
•We will continue to support employees to quit via the Suffolk Stop Smoking Service and Suffolk Occupational Health.
•We will continue to promote Stoptober and National No Smoking Day
• We will continue to promote smoking cessation through posters, wellbeing events and newsletters. This includes working in partnership with LiveWell Suffolk
•Respiratory health surveillance will be undertaken as required for employees at risk of exposure to substances hazardous to health
We have a Smokefree Environment Policy in place which will be reviewed in Autumn 2014.