Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) gives you some of the nicotine that you would have received from cigarettes. However, NRT does not contain the harmful stuff in cigarettes like tar, carcinogens and carbon monoxide which can affect your health. Using NRT is an effective way to help quit smoking with many products available. Courses of NRT […]
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We offer the medication Champix, which is a tablet form of stopping smoking that does not contain any nicotine. Champix is only available on prescription and is requested by your stop-smoking advisor after assessment. It can’t be used if you are pregnant, under 18, or have certain pre-existing medical conditions. Speak to your advisor for […]
Joan, David, Andrew, Neil, Maria and Geoff talk about smoking… and the journey towards quitting.
Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic our advisors are offering telephone support on a weekly basis. Support and products are still available during this time. Local restrictions and COVID guidance permitting, we also offer Drop-ins and One-to-one clinics. Find out more about the support and therapies we offer to help you quit.
Quit Genius is a digital support programme. It is an app that uses videos and interactive exercises that change the way you think about smoking and help you prepare to quit smoking forever. You’ll also get a personal quit coach in the app, who you will be able to discuss your quit journey with and […]