Research shows that smokers both want and trust advice from healthcare professionals like you – you’re much more important in this process than you might think. With your help many smokers won’t just quit, they’ll quit for good.
In fact, offering brief stop smoking advice is the single most cost effective and clinically proven action a healthcare professional can take. Smokers are up to four times more likely to succeed with NHS support than using willpower alone. So you can make a real difference.In just 30 seconds you can help a patient realise that stopping smoking is the best thing they can do for their health – and that free treatment and support is available.