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Stop Smoking Services

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Stopober 2016

Stop for 28 days and you're five times more likely to quit for good!

Stoptober is back for 2016 to encourage smokers across England to make a quit attempt during October. Stoptober has driven almost 1 million quit attempts to date, with thousands more likely to take part this autumn, and this year there are plenty of ways to quit:

  • Download the app
  • Get daily email support
  • E-cigarettes
  • Stop smoking medicines
  • Local stop smoking services
  • and more...

QUIT TODAY - FIND OUT MORE...

 

Stop Smoking Services

Any patient wishing to give up smoking can be seen at the surgery by our nurses and Healthcare assistant. They provide continued structured support and advice, giving patients the best opportunity to give up smoking.

The surgery now offers a stop smoking clinic on a Saturday Morning. If you are interested please make an appointment at reception.

The services we offer from the Practice can:

  • Boost your willpower to stop smoking
  • Concentrate your efforts by getting advice from someone who knows your medical background
  • Help you feel that you're not doing it alone
  • Help you to cope when you are tempted to smoke
  • Monitor improvements to your health so that you can see the benefits

There is also a Hertfordshire Stop Smoking Service - 0800 389 3998 or visit the Smoke Free website.

External Websites
For more information about quitting smoking visit:
No Smoking Day  - Information to help you to kick the habit.
Go smoke free - This website contains detailed information about the free NHS support services.
Smoking Cessation - NHS Choices Site if you smoke, giving up is probably the greatest single step you can take to improve your health.
Quit Org. - Quit is the independent charity whose aim is to save lives by helping smokers to stop.
Smoking Quitters Cost Tool - Calculate the money you will save with NHS Direct quitters cost calculator and plan how to spend it.
ASH - Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) is a campaigning public health charity that works to eliminate the harm caused by tobacco.

Videos from NHS Choices

The stop smoking package is an NHS Choices initiative to inform on the health effects of smoking cigarettes. Articles and helpful hints and tips on stopping smoking.

 

 

Megan is 16 and a smoker. A make-up artist transforms her appearance to demonstrate the effects that smoking will have on her body. Will the results make Megan rethink her habit?