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474 Finchampstead Road, Wokingham, Berks.
RG40 3RG
Tel: (0118) 973 2678
Fax: 0118 973 3689
24 Hr Emergency: 111 (NHS 111)
Flu Clinic Information 2011

Smoking Cessation

If you smoke you are putting yourself at greater risk of developing chronic disease and illness compared with someone who doesn't. At the surgery we want to help smokers give up smoking and we offer special clinics to support you through this.

The smoking cessation advisor can assist you with not just support and advice but also provide you with a personal action plan and discuss how nicotine replacement therapy can help.

Our doctors and nurses may encourage you to attend these clinics following a consultation. Our reception team can advise you of when the clinics take place.

You can contact the Stop Smoking Service directly on

Studies show that your chances of success will be greatly improved if you get advice and support from health care professionals to help you stop smoking.

The services we offer from the Practice can:

  • Boost your willpower to stop smoking
  • Concentrate your efforts by getting advice from someone who knows your medical background
  • Help you feel that you'™re not doing it alone
  • Help you to cope when you are tempted to smoke
  • Monitor improvements to your health so that you can see the benefits

External Websites
For more information about quitting smoking visit:
No Smoking Day  - Information to help you to kick the habit.
Gosmokefree - This website contains detailed information about the free NHS support services.
Smoking Cessation - NHS Choices Site - if you smoke, giving up is probably the greatest single step you can take to improve your health.
Quit Org. - Quit is the independent charity whose aim is to save lives by helping smokers to stop.
Smoking Quitters Cost Tool - Calculate the money you will save with NHS Direct quitters cost calculator and plan how to spend it.
ASH - Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) is a campaigning public health charity that works to eliminate the harm caused by tobacco.

Videos from NHS Choices

The stop smoking package is an NHS Choices initiative to inform on the health effects of smoking cigarettes. Articles and helpful hints and tips on stopping smoking.

 

 

Megan is 16 and a smoker. A make-up artist transforms her appearance to demonstrate the effects that smoking will have on her body. Will the results make Megan rethink her habit?