Free support to help smokers in Lewisham
Public Health England have launched the Smokefree Health Harms campaign to raise awareness about the harms of smoking
and encourage people to quit and be smoke free. Now in its sixth year, the
Smokefree Health Harms campaign continues to encourage smokers to stop smoking
this year, by highlighting the immediate, irrefutable, personal harm every
time you smoke a cigarette. For more information you can visit the campaign webpage here.
In Lewisham there is The Lewisham Stop Smoking Service, which has helped 15,000 people quit smoking. There are a range of services available to help people stop smoking including smoking advisors and clinics across the borough. The Stop Smoking Service has developed a quit tool that you can use from your phone, tablet or PC. The tool is:
The quit tool is available if your practice has
signed up to the service. Patients will be given the choice of using free
Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) which would be prescribed by the practice. For more information you click here.