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Seeking Expressions of Interest - Nepean Blue Mountains - Smoking Cessation Initiative ‘Smoke Free Mums To Be’ (SFM2B)

03 January 2018

Register your Practice now to partake in the Nepean Blue Mountains - Smoking Cessation Initiative ‘Smoke Free Mums To Be’ (SFM2B).

Maternal smoking in pregnancy rates have been consistently higher in our region than NSW. In the Nepean Blue Mountains (NBM) region almost 14% of pregnant women smoke*

The Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network are inviting General Practices to participate in the Smoking Cessation Initiative from 1 January 2018 – 30 June 2018. Practices will be eligible for Participation and Performance Incentive Payments and 40 Category 1 RACGP Points.

This initiative will support practices to undertake quality improvement activities to reduce smoking rates amongst pregnant women. Training workshops for GPs and Practice Nurses will be delivered by a smoking cessation expert.

To register your interest by 31 January 2018 contact Janice Peterson or phone 4708 8100.

*Nepean Blue Mountains Needs Assessment 2016/2017 (pg.77) 

 

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