Maintaining a healthy lifestyle

Giving up smoking

If you’re a smoker, choosing to stop is a decision that will benefit your health. It may be stressful and difficult to do, but techniques and support are available.

  • Reasons to quit

    Whether you’re living with or after cancer, giving up smoking has important health benefits.

  • Preparing to stop

    Giving up smoking can be challenging. There are several things you can do that will help you quit.

  • Staying stopped

    If you’ve decided to give up smoking, several things can help you stay stopped.

  • Reducing the cravings

    There are several medicines you can use to reduce cravings and help you give up smoking.

  • Getting support to reduce cravings

    The NHS Stop Smoking Services and organisations such as Quit can help you give up smoking.