After what has been a really tough year, Easter celebrations this year may see us overindulge; food, drink and more chocolate and sweets than you care to imagine! When we have had little to celebrate and enjoy, those tasty treats that we associate with this time of year – chocolates eggs, hot cross buns. MayRead More About 6 Top tips for enjoying a Healthy Easter
I have had a very positive experience – I haven’t experienced any side effects, I could continue smoking whilst I was using Champix and then one day the cravings just stopped! Ever since I haven’t touched a cigarette. Highly recommend this! Very happy with the whole process- Mary (my Stop Smoking Practitioner) supported me throughRead More About ‘Stopping Smoking has been a positive experience’
I really wanted to quit this time because of my mental health and I have tried and failed in the past. My experience has been great so far. I had a minor delay in receiving my product the first week but Mary was very helpful and supportive, she sent me another one and I gotRead More About Quitting for my mental health
Male patient aged 48 has attended the course on several occasions over the past 2 years. Smoker of 40 cigarettes per day, for over 30 years. He has been successful with giving up many times, but never for more than 1 or 2 months. He has had several attempts with using NRT, but found that ChampixRead More About 4 months smoke free!
Will you observe Ramadan this year? Muslim smokers who fast during Ramadan refrain from food, drinks and smoking during the daytime to fulfil their religious obligation of fasting during this month. Fasting alone is hard but doing it at the same time as nicotine withdrawal is even harder. So instead of avoiding cigarettes why notRead More About Quit smoking ahead of Ramadan
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.Read More About Our Stop Smoking Practitioner Salma, makes an appearance on BBC news
Male Patient aged 34, started the course October 2019. He has made previous attempts to stop smoking, but has never got past 100 days. In the past he has tried various NRT products, but he feels they do not work for him. He suffers from depression and is on antidepressant medication, of which he has been onRead More About Smoke free for over 100 days!
We look forward to welcoming the NEW YEAR. Another chance at life, starting all over again and correcting past mistakes. More than ever, we are all grateful for the gift of life this year. Especially, with covid-19 threatening life as we have always known it. Being health, staying healthy and living healthy are the mostRead More About We look forward to welcoming the NEW YEAR.
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 ofRead More About Stoptober 2020
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 healthRead More About Case Study