STEP 41

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Make Newham tobacco free by 2030

Our plan to address this step:
  • Develop a tobacco free Newham partnership to support smoke free environments for our residents and workforce
Tracking progress:
  • Number of completely zero tobacco estates and businesses
Who is involved:
  • Anchor institutions
  • NHS commissioning
  • Newham Council
  • Voluntary, Community and Faith Sectors

Can you help?

We rely on the support from organisations and individuals to help us deliver our goals. We are on the look out for more partners who are able to support this step. Please email [email protected] or [email protected] to find out more.

Now is the time to act. Together we can make Newham a healthier borough.

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Newham changemaker

Cathy is the professional lead for Public Health and Midwife led care at Newham Maternity. Her role is multifaceted and includes leading on some public health initiatives, such as smoking cessation.


“We are mostly dealing with healthy women who are generally motivated to make a positive behavioural change that can impact on the health and wellbeing of them and their babies. We provide information and support to women who want to stop smoking. We use the latest reports and documents, like Better Births and Saving

Babies Lives Care Bundle to improve outcomes.”

– Cathy Falvey-Browne, Consultant Midwife


Contact us

Get in touch to find out how you can support the borough’s drive to be healthier.

We are on the look out for organisations and people in our community who are thinking differently, challenging the norms, trying new things and looking at ways they can help Newham be a healthier borough.

If you think you can help, we’d love to hear from you, email [email protected]

Follow our hashtag for #whatsyourstep