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

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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


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Guideline
Drug Type:Alcohol, Tobacco
Intervention Type:Psychosocial treatment method, Screening
Source:Public Health England
Date:December 2019
Publisher:Public Health England
Corporate Creators:Public Health England
Place of Publication:London
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Subjects:B Substances > Alcohol
B Substances > Tobacco (cigarette smoking)
G Health and disease > Substance use disorder > Alcohol use > Alcohol dependence
HA Screening, identification, and diagnostic method > Psychosocial screening and diagnostic method
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Identification and screening > Identification and screening for substance use
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Patient care management
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care programme or facility > Hospital
N Communication, information and education > Recommendations or guidelines > Practice / clinical guidelines
T Demographic characteristics > Doctor
T Demographic characteristics > Nurse / Midwife
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom

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