I'm definitely going to quit
Congratulations! You’ve decided to quit smoking!... one of the best decisions you will ever make! The positive effects of quitting will kick in just 20 minutes after your last cigarette when your blood pressure and heart rate return to normal. Within the first few days not only will your sense of smell and taste improve along with your breathing easing, but you’ll have considerably more money in your pocket to spend as well!
Benefits to your health begin the minute you stop smoking
20 MinutesBlood pressure and pulse return to normal
1 HourYour circulation improves, your hands and feet feel warmer
8 HoursNicotine levels fall, circulation improves
1 DayLungs begin to work better, carbon monoxide removed from body
2 DaysYour taste and smell improves, Nicotine removed from your body
3 DaysEnergy levels increase, breathing becomes easier
2 WeeksWithdrawal symptoms begin to ease, walking and daily tasks become easier to do
1 MonthWithdrawal symptoms have stopped, breathing and energy levels continue to improve
6 MonthsRisk of heart attack, cancer and other ‘smoking’ diseases begins to fall
Other benefits include
- Better sex
- longer life expectancy
- whiter teeth
- skin has healthier appearance
- fresh clothes
- more money
- improved fertility
Research has shown that you are 4 times more likely to succeed at quitting smoking if you get support from a Health Professional and if you use products to help you quit.
We can help you in different ways depending on your needs, preferences and what’s available in your area. Our services are free, flexible and we pride ourselves in being approachable, friendly and supportive as we walk this journey alongside you.
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How we can help
By quitting online you will receive all the support you need at your own convenience without having to go to a clinic in person.
Our online service will allow you to create your own personal profile and will support you on a daily basis through your quit journey. Click here to start now.
On the phone
Our advisors are on hand to answer any questions or provide additional support as you need it. They can support you through your quit attempt with weekly call backs.
Call 0800 612 0011 (free from landlines) or 0330 660 1166.
Mon - Fri: 9am-9pm
Sat - Sun: 9am-4pm
Our stop smoking advisors will provide behavioural support and guidance on stop smoking products. All sessions are delivered on a one-to-one basis and tailored to your individual needs because we recognise that everyone’s experience and reason for quitting will be different.
You can find a list of local clinics near to you here or give us a call on 0800 612 0011 (free from landlines) or 0330 660 1166 (free from mobile) or use our live chat to find out where your nearest clinic is.
You can also watch our videos for more information on the different products you can use to help you quit:
We wish you the very best of luck with your quit attempt! Remember we are always on hand to help so don’t hesitate to pick up the phone, chat online or visit one of our clinics soon.