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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Stoptober 2020

Stoptober is back and there’s never been a better time to quit smoking. As we all know, smoking has an adverse effect on your breathing, circulation, heart and lung health, appearance and energy levels – not to mention your bank balance. The average smoker spends £4,000 a year on their habit!  Since the beginning of

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Case Study

Male patient aged 47, signed up to our stop smoking service in July 2020. The patient is the only son to his Mother of whom he currently lives with and she is a smoker also. He has had a previous history of smoking cannabis, but gave it up two years ago, due to mental health

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This is the third time I've tried to give up smoking, and as I draw towards the end of this one, I feel confident that this will be the one that does it! Probably the most important aspect has been the relationship of trust and encouragement that has been fostered by my Stop Smoking Practitioner. The physiological aspect of the addiction should not be underestimated. I have found Nicotine patches to be an extremely effective substitute for tobacco. I recommend the Waltham Forest Stop Smoking service.
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