Smoking with a lung condition

Aim of task force

To find out if being diagnosed with a lung condition changes the way that smokers think about smoking and trying to quit, what they think of different treatments, and how doctors and nurses talk to them about smoking.

Patient input

People with lung condition who smoke were invited to share their experiences via an online survey.

The research will be published in a medical journal in 2016


Read the factsheet about smoking with a lung condition.

The full guidelines were published as a paper in the European Respiratory Journal in 2015 and available on the ERS e-learning site.