Action on Smoking and Health

Established on 20 January 1971 by the Royal College of Physicians, ASH is a campaigning public health charity that works to eliminate the harm caused by tobacco. You can access a range of ASH factsheets, briefings and reports here.

British Heart Foundation

The BHF the UK’s number one heart charity. Information on smoking and heart disease is available here.

British Lung Foundation

The BLF leads the fight against lung disease. Get the facts on smoking and lung disease here.

British Medical Association

The BMA represents the views of doctors at both local and national level. A summary of information on tobacco control policy and progress to date is available here.

Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK works to fight over 200 types of Cancer and is the largest single funder of cancer research in the UK. Find out more on smoking and cancer here.

Chartered Institute of Environmental Health

The CIEH is a registered charity and the professional voice for environmental health. Guidance on smokefree workplaces and legislation can be accessed here.

Chartered Trading Standards Institute

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute is a professional membership association representing trading standards professionals in the UK and overseas. You can download a report on their tobacco control activities here.

Framework Convention Alliance

The FCA was created in 1999 and is made up of more than 350 organisations from over 100 countries. The organisation works on the development, ratification and implementation of the international treaty, the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). FCA factsheets on a variety of international issues are available here.

Fresh Smokefree North East

Fresh was the UK’s first dedicated regional programme set up in the North East in 2005 to tackle the worst rates of smoking related illness and death in England. Since then the North East has seen adult smoking fall at twice the national average. Access their smoking infographic and other useful information here.

National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training

The NCSCT was established to support the delivery of local stop smoking services, support the delivery of evidence-based tobacco control programmes and to deliver training to stop smoking and health care professionals. Access their range of practical briefings here.

Royal College of Physicians

The RCP is a professional body of doctors of general medicine, working towards improvements in healthcare. You can access their tobacco-related information here.

Smokefree Partnership

The Smokefree Partnership is a partnership between Cancer Research UK, the European Heart Network and Action on Smoking and Health UK. The alliance aims to promote tobacco control advocacy and policy research at EU and national levels in collaboration with other EU health organisations and EU tobacco control networks. The Partnership’s tobacco fact sheets are available here.