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Note: this is a past research project that is now complete.
The Fresh Air for The Kids (FAFTK) project aimed to increase the
capacity of child health professionals at the Royal Children's
Hospital to provide a brief opportunistic smoking cessation message
to parents who smoke. The broad aim is to promote smoke-free home
environments for children.
FAFTK comprised five phases with a strong research focus.
The findings from phases one to three were used to inform the
development and implementation of the intervention conducted in
An evaluation conducted 12 months after the implementation
process indicated that the increase in delivery of smoking
cessation messages was sustained. Forty-eight percent of parent
smokers recalled being asked and 17% received a quit message.
Roseby, R., Strong, K., Pyper, N., Cerritelli, B., Borland, R., & Sawyer, S. (2004). Fresh Air For The Kids–Improving The Capacity Of Child Health Professionals To Address Parent Smoking. Respirology, 9, A10. | Link