Stop smoking

The resources here can be used by both healthcare professionals and the public to help stop smoking. The other health and wellbeing pages may also be of interest. Please suggest other resources by making a Comment.
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Did you know that thousands of people in Trafford have successfully quit smoking with the help of their local NHS Stop Smoking Service?In Manchester, try the Manchester Stop Smoking Service web site.
The NHS Choices web site has a stop smoking section including ‘Quit Tips’.
The ASH web site has a Stopping Smoking section and general info on smoking and tobacco.

Recommended reads:
How to stop smoking and stay stopped by Gillian Riley,
First steps out of smoking by Simon Atkins,
– available from Trafford Library, Education Centre, Trafford site.

For healthcare professionals
NHS Evidence includes smoking cessation in its A-Z topic list. You can search the site and access NHS Athens resources (you can register free for NHS Athens).  There’s also a NICE Pathway for smoking and a public health briefing for tobacco.
The NHS Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training (NCSCT) provides support for stop smoking practitioners.

The Cochrane Library contains numerous systematic and other reviews on this topic. Try a simple search for smoking cessation or nicotine replacement therapy.
Journals (NHS Athens required for full text):
Tobacco Control

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