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Fifty years since 'Smoking and health' progress, lessons and priorities for a smoke-free UK

Tuesday 6 March 2012
Venue: Royal College of Physicians
Location: London

A one-day conference to commemorate 50 years since the publication of the RCP report on 'Smoking and health' in 1962 and consider what is still to be done to prevent smoking and reduce smoking-related disease.

Why attend this conference?

? Benefit from a programme developed and led by leading international experts, including speakers from ASH, Fresh North East and the RCP Tobacco Advisory Group.
? Receive over 5 hours of learning and education on smoking and health, based on lessons learnt since the publication of the RCP?s report and receive information and take-away messages that can be applied to your day-to-day practice, including:

o Smoking and the health of the nation ? what has been achieved since the RCP?s report and what still needs to be done.
o Practical advice on helping patients who want to quit - cessation interventions and reducing harm from nicotine use.
o Information on protecting others from smoke and smoking - the impact of passive smoking and smoke-free policy.
o Information on the prevention of smoking, including the role of tobacco package design, use of health warnings and using the media for smoking prevention.

? The opportunity to network with your peers and experts in the field.
? RCP accredited for CPD.

For more information, see the Royal College of Physicians website.

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