Information on how to get help to stop smoking

You are four times more likely to quit smoking with a combination of stop smoking medication and behavioural support. You can get advice, one to one support and access to a range of nicotine replacement therapies

 

http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/smoking/Pages/NHS-stop-smoking-adviser.aspx

This website explains what happened when you see a smoking cessation advisor and explains the medication available and the type of support offered including the 12 week programme. It also has direct advice on how to stop smoking and answers to questions such as how to avoid gaining weight when stopping smoking.

 

https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/info/50118/health_and_wellbeing/1364/help_to_stop_smoking

Use your postcode to find your nearest smoking cessation face to face service on the above website.

Some of those nearest to the Bournbrook Varsity Medical Centre are:

Lloyds Pharmacy Harborne

157 High Street

Harborne

Birmingham

West Midlands

B17 9QE

Tel: 0121 427 1083

 

Lloyds Pharmacy Kings Heath

280 Vicarage Road

Kings Heath

Birmingham

West Midlands

B14 7NH

Tel: 0121 444 1764

 

Or try: Birmingham Community Healthcare Stop Smoking Service

            Tel: 0800 052 5855 or text QUIT to 80800

 

Bournbrook Varsity Medical Centre offers a NHS Health Check for 40-74 year olds every 5 years. You can also speak to your GP or Practice Nurse about stopping smoking.

 

You can print a copy of this information her: Information on how to get help to stop smoking