Professor of Addiction Sciences
Norwich, UNITED KINGDOM
Her research is into smoking cessation and in preventing relapses among smokers who are attempting to change their habits.
Vaping Post online
The UEA researchers are looking into the scheme, asking participants to give feedback about their experience and success rate. “Research shows that vaping is an effective method of quitting smoking when compared with nicotine replacement therapies like patches and gum, and e-cigarettes are now the most frequently chosen method of stop smoking support,” said Dr. Caitlin Notley, a Senior Lecturer at UEA’s Medical School leading the research and member of the Norfolk Tobacco Control Alliance.view more
Eastern Daily Press online
Lead researcher Dr Caitlin Notley, from UEA’s Norwich Medical School, said: “People around the world have had to change their lifestyles very quickly in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.view more
There is zero evidence from anywhere in the world to support the claim Adams mooted. "There is no evidence that vaping increases the risk of infection or progression to severe conditions of COVID-19," says the University of East Anglia's Dr. Caitlin Notley.view more
The Independent online
Vaping has had a bad press recently with e-cigarettes linked to incidents of lung disease and death. But for smokers desperate to quit, the benefits far outweigh the risks, says Caitlin Notley.view more
"The difference is that for some vapers (in this study), the odd cigarette was thought of as being 'allowed.' For others, an unintentional cigarette made them even more determined to maintain abstinence in the future," said Notley, of the University of East Anglia in England.view more
There is widespread concern about youth uptake of electronic cigarettes. Regulation and education campaigns exist which aim to protect children from initiating use, yet it is likely that children will be primarily influenced by the vaping/smoking behaviour of people in their immediate environment.
E‐cigarettes are the most popular consumer choice for support with smoking cessation in the UK. However, there are concerns that long‐term e‐cigarette use may sustain concurrent tobacco smoking or lead to relapse to smoking in ex‐smokers. We aimed to explore vaping trajectories, establishing e‐cigarette users’ perspectives on continued e‐cigarette use in relation to smoking relapse or abstinence.
Study summaryIn rapid response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the sweeping changes to healthcare and restrictions on daily living, we set up a mixed methods UK intensive longitudinal study to understand the impact on health behaviours and mental health/wellbeing.
Finding effective ways to help pregnant women quit smoking and maintain long-term abstinence is a public health priority. Electronic cigarettes (i.e., vaping) could be a suitable cessation tool in pregnancy for those who struggle to quit, however, healthcare professionals (HCP) must be informed about these devices to offer appropriate advice.
Increasing the role of schools and colleges in the provision of mental health services for young people has the potential to improve early intervention and access to treatment. We aimed to understand what factors influence the successful implementation of indicated psychological interventions within schools and colleges to help guide increased provision of mental health support within education settings.