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Stubbing Out Smoking in the UK - video of the winning conference paper

June 22nd, 2021

Winner: Keith Munro Award for Best Conference Paper - bhbia2021 virtual Annual Conference May 2021

This year's winning paper, from Olivia Brickman - Research Manager, Impact Health and Dr Sudhanshu Patwardhan - Co-Founder and Medical Director, Centre for Health Research and Education looked at research to inform a project aimed at halting the decline in smoking cessation rates in the UK.

Smoking still has a huge impact on the nation’s health and it’s a concern that the rate of decline in smoking is slowing and that some of the impact of Covid-19 in terms of stress, anxiety and boredom is to drive the smoking rate up. Impact Health and CHRE worked together on a programme whose ultimate output was the development of some easy tools, aimed at clinicians and public health team members, which support stopping smoking during the pandemic.

We are now pleased to make the video of their winning presentation available to BHBIA members (viewable by full members only - you will need to be logged in to see it - once logged in the video will appear below).

Congratulations to all those involved!