Yorkshire Smokefree Support During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Published at 19 March, 2020.

In light of the national efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) we are stopping face-to-face stop smoking consultations from immediate effect.

We continue to deliver high quality telephone support so if you are currently receiving telephone support from us, this will continue as normal.
If you were attending face to face sessions with an adviser or you were having group support, this will be replaced by support from an adviser over the phone.

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Health Secretary: “It is abundantly clear that smoking makes the impact of a coronavirus worse”

Published at 18 March, 2020.

As the Government again highlights the risks to smokers from coronavirus Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) is joining health professionals in calling on smokers to #QuitforCovid.

Speaking in the Commons yesterday in response to a question from Bob Blackman MP Chair of the APPG on Smoking and Health, Secretary of State for Health Matt Hancock said: “It is abundantly clear from the research into previous coronaviruses that smoking makes the impact of a coronavirus worse.”

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COVID-19 and Smoking Information

Published at 17 March, 2020.

The Chief Medical Officer has highlighted that smokers are more susceptible to respiratory infections making this an important time to encourage smokers to quit. ASH has had contact from smokers saying the current situation has given them the final push to quit, and asking for further information on quit support.

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Celebrating 20 Years of Stop Smoking Services

Published at 28 January, 2020.

Celebrating 20 Years of Stop Smoking Services

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You Quit Your Way!

You Quit Your Way!

Published at 23 September, 2019.

Over 1100 people successfully stopped smoking in Sheffield in 2018/19, so why not join in with their success and become smoke-free too!

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Stoptober is almost here - are you ready?

Stoptober is almost here - are you ready?

Published at 19 September, 2019.

Since Stoptober began 6 years ago, over 1.9 million people have used the month to quit for good – do you want to join them? With October creeping closer and closer, it’s time to get ready!

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Don't let smoking take your breath away!

Don't let smoking take your breath away!

Published at 29 May, 2019.

Friday 31st May is World No Tobacco Day and this year we're focussing on the multiple ways that tobacco smoke affects people's lungs around the world.

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Quit smoking for Dementia Awareness Week 2019!

Quit smoking for Dementia Awareness Week 2019!

Published at 24 May, 2019.

Research shows that smoking can increase your risk of dementia, but stopping smoking is thought to reduce your risk down to the level of non-smokers.

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