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Public Health England. (2019) Screening and brief advice for alcohol and tobacco use in inpatient settings. London: Public Health England.

URL: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/prevent...

The NHS Standard Contract asks NHS-funded providers to screen and provide brief advice interventions for alcohol and tobacco use to improve the quality of their services and deliver better outcomes for patients.

This guidance supports service providers to implement screening and brief advice for alcohol and tobacco use in inpatient settings. It describes the:
• reasons why healthcare professionals should implement these interventions
• evidence-based interventions to use
• support and resources available


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