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Ministry of Health Tobacco Health Target Update.
"90 percent of PHO enrolled patients who smoke have been offered help to quit smoking by a health care practitioner in the last 15 months."
Cessation advice should be given at every opportunity. Updating and documenting smoking status should be done on a regular basis:
A: ASK about and document smoking status for all people Read codes.
B: Give BRIEF clear advice. Ensure to document that advice was provided. Key Message.
C: Refer for CESSATION and provide support. Offer NRT an: Refer for CESSATION and provide support. Offer NRT and other cessation tools as below.
Cessation Management therapy:
3. Behavioural support:ort e.g., Quitline, local Aukati Kai Paipa service
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