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Stop smoking and good things happen

When you quit smoking, good things start to happen — you can begin to see almost immediate improvements to your health.

It's much easier to quit when you get the right support and there are lots of options to choose from. Check out our free tools and tips to help you stay on track.

Let's do this and make 2024 the year you quit.

Find out more on Better Health.


Download the free NHS Quit Smoking app

Use the NHS Quit Smoking app to help you quit smoking and start breathing easier.

The app allows you to:

  • track your progress

  • see how much you're saving

  • get daily support

If you can make it to 28 days smoke-free, you're 5 times more likely to quit for good!


Ways to quit

Many people try to quit smoking with willpower alone, but it's much easier to go smoke-free with the right help. There are lots of support options available – try a combination that works for you.

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Quitting tips

You have made a great decision to give up smoking. Here are some tips to help you succeed.

Once you have picked your quit date, remember to add it to your calendar.

  1. List your reasons to quit.

  2. Tell people you're quitting.

  3. If you have tried to quit before, remember what worked.

  4. Use stop smoking aids.

  5. Have a plan if you are tempted to smoke.

  6. List your smoking triggers and how to avoid them.

  7. Keep cravings at bay by keeping busy.

  8. Exercise away the urge.

  9. Join the Facebook group for support and advice.

Good luck. Throw away all your cigarettes before you start. Remember, there is never "just 1 cigarette". You can do it!

Answer 3 easy questions to find the combination of support that's right for you to get your free personal quit plan.

Get your free personal quit plan

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