Stopping smoking can be hard, but the benefits to your health are worth it.
Quitting before your procedure or surgery is one of the best things you can do to improve your fitness to be ready for surgery, reduce the length of your hospital stay, and help you to heal faster during your recovery period.
Smoking before procedure puts you at a higher risk for post-operative heart attacks, stroke, blood clots, pneumonia and even death, so there has never been a better time to quit.
Smoking services for Norfolk residents
There are a range of services available within Norfolk to help you from . Get specialist advice and support from this organisation which has helped thousands of people to give up smoking successfully.
Smokefree Norfolk’s specialist advisors work with smokers who are ready to stop, finding what works best for them. This might be intensive support, group sessions, or one-to-one appointments. They also offer other types of support such as stop smoking aids, vapes and e-cigarettes. .
Smoking services for Waveney residents
If you live in the Waveney area, offers a 12-week programme which includes regular sessions with a Stop Smoking Practitioner, Carbon Monoxide monitoring, and access to a variety of treatments. The team will help you find what works best for you, with a range of treatments including Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) or other products or medications such as vaping, lozenges, inhalators, and more, as well as behavioural support. .