6 Weeks Smoke Free

Age of Client: 30 Why they decided to give-up smoking: to improve her health and spend more time with her children Past attempts: Patient has tried to stop smoking in the past but has not been successful   What made them contact the service: Patient contact the service for additional support   Experience of the

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Our Stop Smoking Practitioner Salma, makes an appearance on BBC news

Our Stop Smoking Practitioner Salma, has made an exciting appearance on BBC news recently to encourage uptake of the COVID 19 vaccine amongst ethnic minority groups. English version https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/health-55955875 Bengali version https://fb.watch/3uS149av2R/ Smokers are 14x more likely to suffer severe consequences from COVID-19 due to the impact that smoking has on respiratory and immune function.

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Case Study – 30 year smoker shares the benefits she has seen from being smoke free

Age of Client: 53 Why they decided to give-up smoking: Improve her health Past attempts: Patient has tried to stop smoking using Champix before but she has always ended up smoking again. What made them contact the service: Patient contact the service for support due to COVID-19 and she was worried about her health.  

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Alcohol Awareness Week

This week (16th-22nd November) is alcohol awareness week, and the theme this year is alcohol and mental health. According to charity Alcohol Change UK, over half (53%) of UK drinkers have turned to alcohol for mental health reasons during the pandemic, such as feeling anxious, stressed or worried, feeling bored, having trouble sleeping, or feeling

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Case Study

Age of Client: 61 Why they decided to give-up smoking: To improve their health   Past attempts: Patient has tried to stop smoking a number of times What made them contact the service: GP Experience of the service: “it was excellent very helpful, I really appreciate the support!” Medication used: 16 hour patches, gum and

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This has been one of the best times I’ve had, to think that giving up smoking is hard. I found it very easy a lot of it was down to the encouragement from the staff and the environment they create. The best thing I’ve done in years.
Terry - 07/02/2019
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