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PhD Scholarship Smoking Cessation Pharmacy Service

Project Member(s): Williams, K., Garcia Cardenas, M.

Funding or Partner Organisation: Glaxo Smith Kline (Glaxo Smith Kline Australia - Post Graduate Support Grant Scheme)

Start year: 2015

Summary: The research project will develop, implement and evaluate a smoking cessation service in a community pharmacy setting. The service will be delivered via an inter-professional model of care and may include a number of components, including goal setting, management plans, smoking cessation products recommendation, ongoing advice and follow up, as well as referral systems to other healthcare professionals, in particular general practitioners. A sustainable financial/business model for the service will also be developed and tested.

Keywords: Smoking cessation, community pharmacy, inter-professional collaboration, professional services, pharmacy practice

FOR Codes: Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice, Health and Community Services, Health Education and Promotion, Evaluation of Health Outcomes