On 6 December 2017, the Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group held a conference to discuss plans and ideas, designed to support the government’s ambition of delivering a smokefree generation.

Around 90 attendees came together from public health, the voluntary sector, Royal Colleges and other institutions for workshops, discussions and presentations. You can view the slide decks from presentations below.

Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group 2017 conference presentations

Introduction from the Chair – Francine Bates, Chief Executive, The Lullaby Trust and Co-chair of the Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group

A smokefree pregnancy: the role of NHS England – Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent, Head of Maternity, Children and Young People and Smokefree Pregnancy Champion, NHS England

A smokefree pregnancy: the role of PHE – Professor Viv Bennet, Chief Nurse, and Smokefree Pregnancy Champion, Public Health England

Implementing the Tobacco Control Plan: supporting a smokefree pregnancy – Jo Locker, Tobacco Control Team, Public Health England

Local implementation of NICE guidance – Hilary Wareing, Director, Tobacco Control Collaborating Centre / IPIP

Findings from a review of midwives and obstetricians – Dr Misha Moore, ASH

View from the Royal Colleges – Professor Janice Rymer, Vice President, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

View from the Royal Colleges – Gill Walton, Chief Executive, Royal College of Midwives

Health Visitors – Anita Ellis and Pauline Williams, Health Visitors, Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

Introduction from the Chair – Professor Linda Bauld, Professor of Health Policy, Director of the Institute for Social Marketing, University of Stirling, Deputy Director UKCTAS and Co-chair of the Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group

Relapse prevention – Dr Caitlin Notley, Senior Lecturer in Mental Health, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia

Incentive schemes – Andrea Crossfield, Tobacco Lead, Greater Manchester

Smokefree families – Marilena Korkodilos, Deputy Director Specialist Public Health Services, PHE London

Supporting pregnant smokers to quit using e-cigarettes – Amy Endacott, Smoking in Pregnancy Specialist, Leicester Stop Smoking Service