1Sep
1Sep

How does smoking impact on weight?

Giving up smoking certainly has its challenges, but it also has endless rewards, including health benefits and financial gain. There are many reasons why someone may delay a quit attempt and one of these reasons is the fear of gaining weight. The truth is, smoking suppresses appetite. Once you stop smoking you may gain weight […]

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11Aug
11Aug

A million people have stopped smoking since the COVID pandemic hit Britain*

New analysis by the charity Action on Smoking Health, in conjunction with University College London, has found that over a million people in the UK have stopped smoking since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the country. A further 440,000 smokers tried to quit during this period [1]. In a new campaign to try and encourage more […]

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3Aug
3Aug

Luton and Dunstable University Hospital is now Smokefree

From today, Luton and Dunstable University Hospital is a smokefree site.  Staff, visitors and patients are not permitted to smoke or vape within hospitals grounds and information is available across the site about the support on offer for those that want to use this as an opportunity to quit for good. Contact us today for more […]

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27Jul
27Jul

The L&D is going smokefree!

  From Monday 3 August, Luton and Dunstable University Hospital will be a smokefree site.  This means that patients, visitors and staff will be asked not to smoke, or vape, within the hospital’s grounds.   Signage will be placed around the hospital buildings and site to promote the smokefree status and staff will be trained […]

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18Jun
18Jun

How does stress impact on smoking?

Let’s face it, life can be stressful, and we all deal with stress in different ways. Stress is very common, it can have an impact on how the day plays out and can overspill onto our mood, sleep, relationships, health and wellbeing. Stress is a common trigger that can often lead back to smoking. Some […]

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11Jun
11Jun

Success Story – “The day that changed my life”

Did you know you are 3x more likely to successfully quit smoking with support than by going it alone? We understand that every smoker is an individual and so is their journey to quitting smoking. We offer free, professional, one-to-one support and a range of different medications to help beat cravings. We also fully support […]

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1Jun
1Jun

“280 Children Start Smoking Each Day” – World No Tobacco Day

  The following article was written by ASH for World No Tobacco Day 2020 (31st May). Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) is a health charity working to eliminate the harm caused by tobacco use. For more information see: www.ash.org.uk/about-ash.   If you or a young person you know would like support to stop smoking, […]

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22May
22May

Voke

What is it? The Voke is a plastic tube that is refilled with nicotine by pressing it against the bottom of the box which contains a cannister.  It has no heat, no battery and No vapour when exhaled. 1 box contains around 20 x 0.45mg charges. It is not an electronic cigarette; it is a […]

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