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We are currently updating our health promotion records and offering advice on certain conditions.  At the Practice you can have access to a GP or nurse to help you quit smoking.  There are many aids to help you, such as: patches, tablets and gum etc.

Smoking cessation is associated with the following health benefits:

  • Smoking cessation lowers the risk for lung and other types of cancer.


  • Smoking cessation reduces the risk for coronary heart disease, stroke, and peripheral vascular disease. Coronary heart disease risk is substantially reduced within 1 to 2 years of cessation.


  • Smoking cessation reduces respiratory symptoms, such as coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. The rate of decline in lung function is slower among persons who quit smoking.


  • Smoking cessation reduces the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), one of the leading causes of death in the United States.


  • Smoking cessation by women during their reproductive years reduces the risk for infertility. Women who stop smoking during pregnancy also reduce their risk of having a low birth weight baby.


If you would be interested in receiving help to give up smoking please contact the surgery and make an appointment so we can start you on a smoking cessation programme.  Feel free to contact the surgery and update your records if you are now an ex-smoker.

Many thanks

Last updated: 01/03/2013

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