A good communications plan is essential to support the smooth implementation of the Tobacco Free Campus Policy. Your communication plan should be prepared and agreed. It will
Your communications plan is your opportunity to set the rationale for the policy and reinforce the commitment by the organisation.
Key messages include the following:
The initial announcement should be made by the most Senior Manager
Consider advising your local authority that the campus is going tobacco free as they may need to consider any effects on the environment.
A communication plan will be deployed in the run up to the implementation date. The policy will be well communicated with appropriate signage throughout the site. In addition various other methods of communication will be in place to ensure that all clients/service users, visitors and staff are aware of the policy, for example