NHS Stop Smoking Services
The NHS offers a range of services for people who're trying
to give up smoking.
Call the helpline on 0800 169 0 169 or contact the W Surrey
Stop Smoking Service.
They will put you in touch with an
advisor near your home. You may also be able to access Stop
Smoking Services through your GP practice, midwife or
Most Stop Smoking Services involve
working with a trained adviser, either one-to-one or as part
of a group. Evidence shows that this kind of intensive
support, combined with NRT or Zyban, can increase long-term
quit rates by between 13 and 19 per cent.*
Nearly 124,900 smokers kicked the habit last year after
receiving help from NHS Stop Smoking Services in the last
Of the 234,400 smokers in England who
set a quit date between April 2002 and March 2003 over half
said they had successfully given up 4 weeks later.
One to one sessions are available for
Ethnic minority services:
Has specific groups within local
areas, with links with Urdu community in Woking. Contact in
English in the first instance.