Deliver safe quality care for tobacco and nicotine dependence - for every service user, every time and everywhere.
Connect and exchange information on tobacco free healthcare service implementation
Utilise evidence-based standards with a process of self-audit to support continuous improvement.
Healthcare services worldwide play a vital role in proactively addressing the tobacco epidemic in order to protect population health. So, if your healthcare service wants to get involved, this is a great place to start…
Reviewed in 2015, these evidence-based standards address key elements known to be important in achieving outcomes for tobacco management and tobacco cessation within healthcare services. Together with a process of self-audit, they support sustained commitment and continuous improvement.
The GOLD Forum recognises healthcare services working at the highest level of implementation of tobacco control in accordance with the Global Standards. In addition to recognition, the GOLD Forum provides a learning and sharing opportunity for the exchange of good practice.
The GOLD Forum event will be held at the the 26th International Conference of Health Promoting Hospitals and Health Services (HPH) Tobacco Pre- Conference in Bologna, Italy.Registrations now open for the HPH conference and pre-conference.
We all know that tobacco consumption is the single most preventable cause of death and disability in the world. It follows that the role of healthcare services is vital - for providing appropriate care to users of all tobacco products, for providing safe environments and for being a strong voice for action against tobacco.