Quality standard

Update information

Update information

November 2021: Changes have been made to align this quality standard with the updated NICE guideline on tobacco. Statement 2 on referral to smoking cessation services has been removed as it is no longer supported by the guideline recommendations. Statements 3, 4 and 5 have been updated to reflect changes to the terminology used in the guideline. Links, definitions, quality measures and source guidance sections have also been updated throughout.

Minor changes since publication

March 2018: Source guidance sections and definitions have been updated to reflect the NICE guidance on stop smoking interventions and services.