Services Database Stop Smoking Service (Blackburn with Darwen Area)

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The aim of the service is to provide high quality, accessible, evidence based and effective stop smoking services to people in Blackburn with Darwen who wish to stop smoking.

All interventions should be multi-sessional with a total potential client contact time of at least 1.5 hours (from pre-quit preparation to four weeks after quitting). This will ensure effective monitoring, client compliance and ongoing access to medication.

There should be a strong emphasis on verifying CO levels four weeks from the quit date. This should be carried out in at least 85% of cases.

Interventions should offer weekly support for at least the first four weeks following the quit date.

Location of service

Lancashire LPC


Local Authority (LA)

Method of commissioning

Local Authority contract

Source of funding

Local Authority (LA)

Service type

Stop smoking

Other organisations involved

Stop Smoking Service


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All staff involved should have completed NCSCT training, passed at both level one, two and three stage and have attached local face to face training with practical shadowing and final sign off

The Stop Smoking Servicewill organise on a six months basis training events for those health professionals signing up / or delivering smoking cessation.


This service is available in the Blackburn with Darwen area only.