Smoking Cessation and Mental Health: Staff Survey across Yorkshire and Humber NHS Mental Health Foundation Trusts

Yorkshire & HumberGeneric Health Relevance, Respiratory
Start Date: 1 Nov 2014

Project summary

Implementing smoke-free services is an identified priority for a number of NHS mental health trusts, and mental health commissioners, including within Yorkshire and the Humber.  The aim of this survey is to provide information that will support local adult NHS Mental Health Trusts in planning for and implementing totally smoke-free mental health services, and provide a base line for evaluation purposes.

Primary objectives

  • Benchmark the smoking status of clinical and non-clinical staff working in participating mental health trusts across Yorkshire and Humber.
  • Ascertain views of clinical and non-clinical staff regarding the provision of totally smoke-free mental health services.
  • Enable survey participants to share reservations concerning the implementation of smoke free trusts, and ideas on how to successfully deliver smoke-free mental health       environments.
  • Provide each participating Trust with local information to supporting planning.
Moira Leahy