Smokefree news

Staff stop smoking clinics

Posted on in Health improvement, Staff

Stop smoking support for staff has been launched as part of the Trust’s pledge to go smokefree by the end of March 2019. Provided by occupational health, the 12-week programme is designed to help staff stop smoking with the support of a qualified stop smoking advisor.

Hard-hitting warnings from ex-smokers

Posted on in Health improvement

For some smokers in their 30s and 40s, the thought of cancer or COPD is often dismissed as a risk that feels years away… But now two former smokers and cancer survivors are making personal appeals in a graphic quit smoking campaign that urges smokers to quit and reduce their risk – and never assume it won’t happen to them.

Instant access to NRT on all wards

Posted on in Services

Every  ward across the trust now has supplies of nicotine replacement therapy to offer inpatients instant access to smoking cessation support. The move forms part of the trust’s pledge to become totally smokefree by March 2019.