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Smoking Cessation

12 results found for: Smoking Cessation

Commission a national EHC service, DH urged

The DHSC has been urged to introduce national service specifications for smoking cessation and EHC.

PHE launches Stoptober 2019

It’s time to split up with smoking, according to PHE, as preparation for 2019 Stoptober campaign gets underway.

Does OTC NRT still have a role in smoking cessation?

E-cigarettes and varenicline are associated with higher abstinence rates than other smoking cessation aids.

Smokers incorrectly think cold turkey best quit strategy

Many smokers still try to quit by going ‘cold turkey’ despite this being the least effective way, Public Health England has said

Update: Green light for e-cigs?

PHE has published a new independent expert evidence review of e-cigarettes, advising anyone struggling to quit smoking to try switching to an e-cigarette and get professional help.

Targeting smokers this new year

A new TV advert highlighting the dangers of tar in cigarettes and urging smokers to make a quit attempt with help from Smokefree has been released by PHE.

Campaign urges smokers to 'Kick it With Help'

A new campaign is using footballers to encourage smokers to ask for expert help when quitting smoking

PHE publishes e-cigarette guidance for the workplace

Public Health England has published advice for employers to help them create their own policies on e-cigarette use

Smoking admissions up but deaths down

Hospitalisations attributable to smoking have increased by five per cent in 10 years, while smoking-related deaths have declined

Promote e-cigs to smokers, says RCP

A new report from the Royal College of Physicians has reassured smokers that electronic cigarettes can help them to quit

Train your team: Smoking cessation

This Train Your Team checklist provides support and information to run a team training session on smoking cessation.

Innovative NCP available through pharmacy

A new type of nicotine product, offering an alternative to NRT and e-cigarettes, is expanding into pharmacy.



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