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Bolton launches ‘Bolton Can’t Give Up’ campaign to encourage people to quit smoking Sign out for #Covid.

The campaign aims to help smokers quit during the current coronavirus pandemic and supports the You Can Stop Smoking campaign in Greater Manchester.

Quitting smoking is the best thing you can do for your health, and there has never been such an important time to quit smoking. You are more likely to succeed in quitting by giving advice, support, and stopping smoking cessation.

Pharmacies in the area will support the “Bolton Can Come Out” campaign and can give you advice, information, and guidance on the best nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), such as patches, chewing gum, and inhalers to help you quit smoking. During COVID-19, pharmacies provide all advice over the phone.

Find your nearest pharmacy that offers support to stop smoking to book your appointment.

Keep in mind that pharmacies are very busy during a coronavirus crisis, it is recommended that you call in advance to check for availability.

You can also get support from home by calling the Stop Smoking helpline 0300 123 1044 talk to a trained consultant.

Stop smoking campaign pregnancy

Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do to stay safe, stay healthy, and give your baby the best start in life.

In addition to complying with government guidelines on social exclusion, pregnant women are now more than ever encouraged to embark on a journey to smoke-free to protect themselves and their families at this critical time.

The Bolton NHS Foundation Trust continues to offer a range of excellent smoking cessation support to local pregnant women and their families through the Expert Smoking Cessation Service for Pregnant Women.

Midwifery staff provide telephone and online counseling and support to discuss your pregnancy health issues and withdrawal options. The service offer includes behavioral support and access to nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products for pregnant women and their partners.

Start your journey to quit smoking by contacting a smoking cessation specialist 07827 992883 or talking to a local community midwife.