If you would like to quit smoking, please telephone the surgery on 0191 402 8075 and we will book you in with our Health Care Professional who will provide you with help and advice.
Nearly 1 in 5 adults smoke and there are around 90,000 regular smokers aged between 11 and 15. Smoking causes 17% of all deaths in people aged 35 and over. The following information shows what we know works to help people stop smoking so we can get to a tobacco-free generation by 2025.
Estimates of youth smoking rates for every local authority, ward and local NHS level are available on PHE's Health Profiles website
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Stopping smoking is one of the best things you will ever do for your health.
When you stop, you give your lungs the chance to repair and you will be able to breathe easier. There are lots of other benefits too - and they start almost immediately.
It's never too late to quit. Let's do this!