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Smoking And Reasons For Giving Up

The doctors and practice nurses are able to give advice on giving up smoking and prescriptions if necessary.

Don't Give Up Giving Up

  • Smoking kills 120,000 people each year in the UK 
  • Smokers are 50% more likely to get ill and die early 
  • Nicotine in cigarettes is 10 times more addictive than heroin 
  • It is never too late to give up smoking

Tips For Stopping Smoking 

  • Make sure you plan for your quit attempt
  • Get support from your family and friends
  • Pick a date and stick to it
  • Reward yourself with treats from the money you save
  • Keep positive and focused and take one day at a time

Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) and Zyban

  • These products will double your chances of successfully quitting
  • All products are available on prescription
  • Contact your doctor or local pharmacist for more information

For Help and Support

  • Call the local smoking helpline on 0845 602 3608 
  • Join a local stop smoking group or get one-to-one support and double your chances further

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