Taking action on smoking and health
Throughout 2015-2017, NHS Lothian and ASH Scotland worked in partnership with 12 secondary schools in order to:
The lessons learned from the expierences of the 12 schools have helped to inform the rollout of the project to a further cohort of schools across Lothian in 2017-19. The evaluation report describes project outcomes, impact and considers lessons and recommendations for other schools.
Tobacco-free School policy project context and overview:
The role of school lead contacts and pupils in co-ordinating policy development:
Using effective consultation to shape policy development:
Working with community partners to support policy implementation:
Branding and raising the profile of tobacco-free policies:
Tobacco prevention and education activities:
Next steps and maintaining momentum:
Project reporting and evaluation:
If you would like to find out more about developing and implementing a tobacco-free policy for your school, contact ASH Scotland's Engagement team at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call us on 0131 225 4725.
Action on Smoking & Health (Scotland) (ASH Scotland) is a registered Scottish charity (SC 010412) and a company limited by guarantee(Scottish company no 141711). The registered office is 8 Frederick Street, Edinburgh EH2 2HB.
ASH Scotland acknowledges with thanks the support of the British Heart Foundation and the Scottish Government in developing our website.