NHS Health Checks and Smoking Cessation

NHS Health Checks and Smoking Cessation

NHS Health Checks

NHS Health Checks reporting:

  • Providers using SystmOne are required to submit activity data using the Public Health Dorset SystmOne template (found on SystmOne, this is not provided by Public Health Dorset)
  • Providers using EMIS are required to download and complete this template: NHS Health Checks Excel quarterly reporting template 2019-20
  • Providers using PharmOutcomes or Outcomes4Health should use the NHS Health Checks templates within these systems

Useful resources:

NHS Health Checks training requirements

The information below is a summary of the main training requirements to deliver this service. For more detailed information please see the NHS Health Checks service specification.

  • The Provider shall ensure that all practitioners who conduct NHS Health Checks are fully trained to deliver the programme as per the NHS Health Check Competence Framework (March 2015) and NHS Health Check Competence Framework (June 2015). See NHS Health Checks training and development tools.
  • Point of Care Testing machine familiarisation should be provided by the machine manufacturer.
  • The Provider shall ensure that all practitioners who conduct NHS Health Checks are fully skilled to provide the behaviour change advice and guidance as per NICE guidance PH6, Healthy Living Pharmacy (HLP) Level 1 or PSPH Award level 2 demonstrate this skill requirement.

Smoking Cessation

Chris Ricketts from Public Health Dorset talks about the use of E-cigarettes (2015)

Ordering smoking cessation equipment

CO monitoring machines and mouth pieces can be ordered from these companies:

Email: sales@mdd.org.uk

Phone: 01622 682686

Email: ask@bedfont.com

Phone: 01622 851122

Email: sales@intermedical.co.uk

Phone: 0800 028 2194 or 01732 522 444

Smoking cessation training requirements

The information below is a summary of the main training requirements to deliver this service. For more detailed information please see the smoking cessation service specification.

All clinical staff providing treatment under the current pharmacy PGD must: