Improving Performance in Practice (iPiP) and the Tobacco Control Collaborating Centre (TCCC)
Hilary Wareing is the Director of Improving Performance in Practice (iPiP) and the Tobacco Control Collaborating Centre (TCCC), she has a background in health service research and management as well as a clinical background as a Registered General Nurse, Midwife and Health Visitor. Hilary’s main areas of interest are developing the wider public health workforce and supporting organisations to implement evidence based practice and improve performance in practice. She is particularly interested in using an asset based approach in the development of public health initiatives.
Hilary was involved in the implementation of Smokefree legislation in England and took a lead role in its implementation within mental health settings. The areas of work she is currently involved in includes; reducing the prevalence of smoking in pregnancy, promoting smokefree homes and cars, secondary care, mental health and supporting local authorities to review the commissioning of services to reduce prevalence and help people to quit.