A Tobacco-Free Fife

Tobacco Control in Fife aims to promote the health of people living and working in Fife by reducing the health impact of tobacco, particularly targeting areas and populations of greatest need.

Health protection: reducing exposure to second-hand smoke and the wider harm associated with smoking

Includes action to raise awareness of the impact of second-hand smoke on health, to ensure the effective implementation of workplace tobacco policies and to reduce the wider harm associated with smoking including measures to reduce fires in the home.

Smoking Prevention: reduce initiation and uptake of smoking in young people

Includes action to reduce youth access to tobacco, reduce promotion of tobacco, and discourage young people from starting to smoke through effective programmes in schools and colleges to encourage young people to quit smoking. 

Stop Smoking Services: reduce rates and frequency of active smoking in adults and young people

Includes action to increase uptake, enhance performance and improve monitoring of the stop smoking services, to enhance referrals to the service via health professionals, to encourage the development of services accessible and sympathetic to the most disadvantages in Fife.

Contact:

Kay Samson, Tobacco Issues Co-ordinator: kaysamson@nhs.net or 01592 226501

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