Priority 16 from the Electronic Cigarettes PSP

UNCERTAINTY: How can hospitals better support patients to stop or reduce their smoking with the use of e-cigarettes?  (JLA PSP Priority 16)
Overall ranking 16
JLA question ID 0087/16
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

No research on this. Recently a trust in Birmingham has opened a vape shop in the hospital, but as yet there is no evidence on the effect this has had. 

Health Research Classification System category  Generic health relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Can ecigs be effective in an acute hospital setting (general or mental health) to help reduce smoking rates (smokefree policies). ~ With the smokefree policy coming into force to ensure hospitals are smokefree, allowing patients to vape on site can help with them remaining smoke free at hospital.
Submitted by  2 x Healthcare Professionals, 1 x Patient
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0087
PSP name Electronic Cigarettes
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 52 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 20 September 2019