This quality standard covers support for people to stop smoking. It includes referral to stop smoking services and treatments to help people to stop smoking. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
It does not cover reducing and preventing smoking or harm-reduction approaches to smoking, which are covered in NICE’s quality standards for smoking: reducing and preventing tobacco use and smoking: harm reduction.
Keeping quality standards up to date
We check our quality standards every August to make sure they are up to date.