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What Is Nhs Stop Smoking Service?

The NHS Stop Smoking Service (NHS SSS) was set up in 2004 to help those who are trying to quit smoking. There are several different stop smoking services available in the UK.

The NHS SSS will provide you with a range of free services. These will help you to quit smoking all in one place. You can access the NHS SSS from your local pharmacy, your GP surgery or online.

What is the NHS Stop Smoking Service?

The NHS SSS is a free service to help you quit smoking. You can get help from one of the following stop smoking services.

Primary Health Care (community based)

The primary health care stop smoking service is run by your local primary care team. They will contact you to arrange a free stop smoking service. Your GP, practice nurse or pharmacist can arrange this for you.

Out of Hours Service

You can get help from the out of hours service on your mobile phone. You will be called by the NHS evening and weekend service at the number 0300 123 1234. You can speak to them when you’re not at work to arrange an appointment.

Telephone Advice and Counselling Service

You can get help from the NHS TASC service by phone. They are available Monday to Friday from 8pm to 8am.

You can call the NHS TASC helpline on 0808 808 00 00.

NHS Stop Smoking Service

This stop smoking service is run by your local community pharmacy. It is a free service, run as part of the NHS. You can get help from one of the following stop smoking services:

  • Primary Health Care (community based)

You can visit your GP surgery or pharmacy to get help from the NHS stop smoking service.

  • Out of Hours Service

The out of hours service is available on your mobile phone. You can speak to them when you’re not at work to arrange an appointment.

  • Telephone Advice and Counselling Service

The NHS TASC service is available on your mobile phone.

It is important that you do not smoke in public places. If you are asked to leave a place, you should do this politely. You should not be offended and should tell the person that you have a stop smoking service.

You should also take your medication as usual and not stop taking it until you have been given your stop smoking services.

Tobacco products

Please don’t use any of the following:

  • NRTs
  • Nicotine patches
  • Nicotine gels
  • Nicotine lozenges
  • Nicotine inhalers
  • Smoking in public places
  • Smoking in cars
  • Cigarillos
  • Cigarillos with any other form of tobacco

How to quit smoking?

You can take steps to stop smoking, even if you are not ready to quit. There are many ways to help you to stop smoking.

Talk to your doctor

You should talk to your doctor. They can give you advice on the best ways to stop smoking. They may also refer you to a stop smoking service.

Ask for help from others

You can talk to friends and family about how they have helped you to stop smoking. You can also ask them to take you to a stop smoking service.

Get support from a stop smoking service

If you have already tried to quit smoking and failed, you can talk to a stop smoking service. They will help you with your stop smoking plan. They will provide you with information and support for quitting.

You can contact the NHS SSS on 0300 123 1234.

How to take your medication?

Take your medication as usual. Do not stop taking any medication without your doctor’s permission.

What to do if you are stopped?

If you are stopped from smoking, you should still take your medication as usual. You will be given advice on how to do this.

If you have been stopped from smoking, you should take the following steps:

  • Do not use tobacco in the house, car or public places
  • Do not smoke in your window
  • Ask for help from your friends and family
  • Take your medication as usual
  • Do not smoke in public places
  • Do not smoke in any car or public places

Information for smokers

If you are a smoker or have recently quit, you can ask your GP or pharmacist about the NHS stop smoking services.

You can also ask them for support on 0300 123 1234.

The NHS SSS and NHS TASC

You can speak to the NHS TASC helpline on 0808 808 00 00. This service is available Monday to Friday from 8pm to 8am.

The NHS TASC helpline is run by the NHS TASC service. You can call them on 0808 808 00 00.

The NHS TASC service can be contacted on 0845 4000 7255.

You can also get help from the NHS Stop Smoking Service on 0300 123 1234.

What to do if you are being offered a stop smoking service?

If you are offered a stop smoking service, you should ask what you can do. You should also ask if you can come for a visit.

If you are offered a visit, you will be given a contact number. You can get help from the stop smoking service on 0300 123 1234.

What to do if you are offered a stop smoking service?

If you’re offered a visit, you should ask what you can do. You should also ask if you can come for a visit.

You will be given a contact number. You can get help from the stop smoking service on 0300 123 1234.

How to get support from a stop smoking service?

You can speak to the stop smoking service. They will give you information about stopping.

To arrange an appointment with the stop smoking service:

  • You should call the NHS TASC helpline on 0808 808 00 00.

You can call the NHS Stop Smoking Service on 0300 123 1234.

Wrapping up

The NHS SSS and the NHS TASC service can help you stop smoking. These services can also help you to manage your stop smoking plan.

There are many support services available to help you quit smoking. You can talk to your doctor, pharmacist or stop smoking service about these services.

You should also ask your doctor or stop smoking service about NRTs.

The NHS SSS and NHS TASC service can also give you information about the best ways to stop smoking.

You can also ask the NHS stop smoking service for support on 0300 123 1234.

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