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Creating smoke-free homes for children



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As part of the Department of Health and Public Health England’s week of action to help children and young people get the best start in life, our free article looks at the problem of second hand smoke in the home and its effect on children.

After reading the article consider:

  • What is the role of the nurse in reducing children’s exposure to second hand smoke in the home?
  • What are the barriers to parents stopping smoking at home?
  • How would you empower parents to to find their own solutions to the problem of second hand smoke exposure?

Eileen Shepherd, Clinical Commissioning Editor


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