Adding a Smoking Entry

To add a smoking entry:

  1. From Consultation Manager , select the patient required and start a consultation if required.
  2. Select Add - Smoking, remember you can use <Alt+A> then <Alt+K> if using the keyboard.
  3. The Smoking - Add screen displays:

  1. Complete as follows:
    • Date of Recording - Defaults to today's date, update as required.
    • Clinician - Defaults to the staff member or GP signed on for the current session, update as required.
    • Private - Defaults to unticked, tick if you are recording a private consultation.
    • In Practice - Ticked by default, remove tick to record result was recorded out of the practice.
    • Smoking Read Term- Defaults to 1371.00 Never smoked tobacco select from the available list as required.
    • Smoking Status - Select as appropriate:
      • Smoker
      • Never Smoked
      • Ex-Smoker

      Smoking Read Term and Smoking Status are linked:

      • The Smoking Status default is Never Smoked, with a Smoking Read Term of 1371.00 Never smoked tobacco.
      • The Smoking Status status of Smoker, defaults to a Smoking Read Term of 137P.11 Smoker.
      • The Smoking Status status of Ex-Smoker, defaults to a Smoking Read Term of 137S.00 Ex-smoker.

      See Smoking Read Terms and Associated Smoking Status for further details

    • Date Started/Stopped - Enter dates if required
    • Tobacco Consumption - Enter the appropriate information if required.

    • Notes - Select to add free text if required.
    • Recall - Select to add recall dates if required.
    • Health Promotion - Select to record Health Promotion intervention, for example leaflets, advice, invitation to a clinic, see Adding Health Promotion Intervention for further details.
  2. Select OK to save and close.


Other ways to add Smoking entries include:

  • Vision +
  • Right click Navigation Pane - Lifestyle - Management Plan
  • An existing Smoking entry

Simply right click on the entry and select Add.