Our Trainers

Darush Attar-zadeh

Mr Darush Attar-zadeh

BPharm MRPharmS D. Hyp (Distinction), PDCHyp, PDCBHyp (Distinction), MBSCH

Pharmacist and National Public Health Trainer

Darush Attar-zadeh

Mr Darush Attar-zadeh

BPharm MRPharmS D. Hyp (Distinction), PDCHyp, PDCBHyp (Distinction), MBSCH

Pharmacist and National Public Health Trainer

A Pharmacist and National Public Health Trainer, Darush Attar-Zadeh has specialised in the field of smoking cessation for over seventeen years and currently runs group sessions in the Chiswick Health Centre in West London.

He designs and delivers bespoke training events for QUIT, the NHS and numerous leading private establishments. He has also been involved in the development and delivery of the NCSCT Behavioural Support Training Programme.

Darush is actively involved in interactive training around motivational interviewing and behaviour change techniques. Some examples of the organisations he has supported include:

Healthy Living Pharmacies, GP practices, Nurses (NHS Health Check service) - very brief advice, smoking cessation, weight management, alcohol

Darush is the Author of the Knowsley Stop Smoking Practitioner Guide, has written many legal protocols and is a regular contributor to various journals, publications and medical media.

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Jennifer Percival

Ms Jennifer Percival

RGN

Nurse, Midwife, Health Visitor, Counsellor and Health Education Trainer.

Jennifer Percival

Ms Jennifer Percival

RGN

Nurse, Midwife, Health Visitor, Counsellor and Health Education Trainer.

Jennifer Percival is a Nurse, Midwife, Health Visitor, Counsellor and Health Education Trainer.

She teaches communication and motivational interviewing skills to healthcare professionals across the UK, Europe and New Zealand and has worked closely with the WHO and International Council of Nurses.

From 2001 - 2013 Jennifer represented the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) as their tobacco policy advisor. Jennifer has written many professional articles and booklets for health care professionals. Her book ‘You Can Stop smoking’ published by Virgin has been translated into several languages.

Jennifer is best known for providing motivational master classes to support staff working with people struggling to change their lifestyle. She has been a lead trainer with the NHS Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training (NCSCT) and currently runs courses for the RCN.

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Lisa Fendall

Lisa Fendall

Registered Nurse and Midwife. Experienced practitioner in smoking cessation

Lisa Fendall

Lisa Fendall

Registered Nurse and Midwife. Experienced practitioner in smoking cessation

Lisa is a Registered Nurse and Midwife and an experienced practitioner in smoking cessation with 15 years’ experience working as a Specialist Midwife delivering services and implementing strategies to tackle smoking in pregnancy and for the past 6 years has worked as a Freelance National Trainer.

Lisa has worked closely with the media, TV and Radio, filming a BBC Documentary, Misbehaving Mums to Be as part of the Bringing Up Britain Series.

She also works with the Tobacco Control Collaborating Centre, delivering Baby Clear Training nationally. The ‘Risk Perception Tool’, showcased on the Documentary, was developed by Lisa to tackle resistant pregnant smokers, forms part of BabyClear and has now been embedded into many areas of the Country. This model has been published in the BJM April 2012.

Lisa has written and delivered programmes for the National Centre for Smoking Cessation Training (NCSCT) has been involved in the development of Training for Research Programmes, worked on NICE GUIDANCE and written articles for publication.

Her expertise in this field has been recognised Internationally.

 
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