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Smoking Cessation

183 results found for: Smoking Cessation

Smoking cessation more than doubles with pharmacist support

More than half (55 per cent) of smokers say they want to be both tobacco and nicotine free and four in 10 (43 per cent) are looking to pharmacists for advice.

Quit smoking to improve mental health, urges charity

Smokers who quit for six weeks or more are happier and have better mental health than those who carry on smoking, new research shows. 

Endometriosis Awareness Month and more

March is a big month for raising awareness of women’s health issues, with both endometriosis and ovarian cancer awareness campaigns underway.

Campaign launched to address dangers of air pollution

The British Lung Foundation and Perrigo have launched a campaign to address air pollution.

Supporting smoking cessation

With smoking rates continuing to decline, the outlook is positive, but there’s still work to be done to protect the nation’s health.

Smoking cessation transfer of care pilot underway in Oldham

An Oldham pilot is allowing hospitals to test the referral of patients to community pharmacies to continue stop smoking treatment begun in hospital.

ASH releases film to help smokers quit

Pharmacy teams can direct those thinking about quitting smoking to a new film, commissioned by Southend Borough Council.

Covid has sparked healthier behaviours, reveals study

Eight in 10 adults have changed their lifestyle and seven in 10 said Covid motivated them to live healthier lives.

Nurses and psychiatrists lack training to help patients quit smoking

Mental health nurses and psychiatrists are not being trained adequately to help patients give up smoking, says a charity.   

Smoking cessation prescriptions fell over 1.5m in a decade

The number of smoking cessation items dispensed in England fell by over 1.5 million over a decade.

Well highlights pharmacy's role in Stoptober

Well Pharmacy is reminding people how their local community pharmacy can help them quit smoking this Stoptober.

Stoptober returns for 2020

Stoptober 2020 returns for the ninth year with the aim of encouraging smokers to quit for the month of October and for life.

Focusing on eye care

Irreversible damage to sight can be stopped in its tracks, but only if people keep an eye on things, and pharmacy teams can help.

Time to quit smoking

Smoking rates are on the decline across the UK, with more and more people setting quit dates, but there’s still a long way to go.

Smoking and vaping

This pharmacy scenario looks at how vaping can be a factor in encourage smoking habits in later life.

Over a million quit smoking during Covid-19

Over a million people in the UK have quit smoking since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. 

COPD: part three

Part three of this CPPE series looks at the pharmacological management of COPD.

Smokers at greater risk of Covid-19 says Government

Tobacco smokers "generally have an increased risk of contracting respiratory infections such as COVID-19" says the Government.

Covid-19: Remote IP smoking service launched in Kent

A digital remote smoking cessation service involving independent prescribers has been launched in Kent.

Menthol ban may prompt smokers to seek quit advice

Up to 450,000 smokers may be seeking support to quit for good on May 20, when a ban on menthol cigarettes comes into effect.

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