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…
What are the Global Standards?
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.
Why participate in the GOLD Forum Process?
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.
At the 6th International City Health Conference Ms. Susann Koalick (Swiss Network) presented a Global Network poster featuring the contribution and experiences from two recent GOLD Forum Members
Hospitals were assessed on compliance for Std 3, 4 and 5 in Irish study to examine implementation and hospital staff awareness of a Tobacco Free Campus policy.
Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) recommended in current Australian clinical guidelines for pregnant women who are unable to quit smoking unassisted.
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