Towards totally smoke-free mental health services: An NIHR CLAHRC Yorkshire and Humber survey of smoking status and views of clinical and non-clinical staff across participating Yorkshire and Humber NHS Mental Health Trusts.
Implementing smoke-free services is an identified priority for a number of NHS mental health trusts, and mental health commissioners, including within Yorkshire and the Humber. The aim of this survey is to provide information that will support local adult NHS Mental Health Trusts in planning for and implementing totally smoke-free mental health services, and provide a base line for evaluation purposes.
The primary objectives of this study are to:
Secondary objectives of this study include to:
Build on existing collaboration with the National Institute for Health (NIHR) Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care, Yorkshire and Humber (CLAHRC YH) Mental Health and Comorbidity Theme, which is researching ways to improve the physical health of people with mental ill health
This study is the first phase of a four year project, led and co-ordinated by the NIHR CLAHRC YH Mental Health and Comorbiity Theme
People with SMI 'enter the service as non-smokers and come out ....as smokers because of the culture' (House of Commons Health Committee 2005, question 239)
Meet the Team:
Collaborators: Sally Braybn, Jim Chapman, Fiona Cooke, Alexandra Davies, Simon Gilbody, Tom Hughes, Sarah Kirkland, Helen Lewis, Caroline Mitchell, Elena Ratschen, Heather Rice, Sarah Stevens, Alison Thompson, Kevin Williamson
Collaborating Sites: Bradford NHS District Trust; Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust; Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust; Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust.
Academic Partners: University of Nottingham, University of Sheffield, University of York.
Advisors: Jo Cooke, Sue Highton, Diane Lee, Mike Lucock, Tom Ricketts, John Soady