The Pharmacist September/October 2018 - Page 35

KEY LEARNING POINTS • Always research the local market before setting up a service and actively engage your patients so you can identify those in need of support • Pharmacists should consider undertaking face-to-face training to improve their ability to coach and motivate patients to quit smoking • There are still opportunities for community pharmacists to run smoking cessation services, despite the cuts to public health budgets September/October 2018 | The Pharmacist | 35