Do you want to quit?
Talk to your GP,
Contact us local NHS smoking cessation services,
or call the NHS Smoking Helpline at 0800 022 4332 (07:00 to 23:00).
Doctors are happy to help people who decide to quit smoking. About 40% of smokers will die from a smoking-related condition, so they know that quitting smoking is a big change in your life.
Patients will experience health benefits such as improved taste and smell throughout the day, and significant benefits such as reduced risk of heart attack, stroke, lung cancer, and improved respiration will occur within the first year or two.
If you have high blood pressure, diabetes, circulatory problems, or a stroke, heart attack, angina pectoris, asthma, or chronic lung disease, your doctor will probably encourage you to stop smoking.
It’s great local NHS smoking cessation services. These NHS services are very good at adapting treatment to your lifestyle habits. With medication and the support of these services, your chances of successfully giving up quadrupled.