Smokers across Norfolk are being urged to give up cigarettes for a month when this year’s Stoptober campaign launches on Tuesday 1 October.
In its second year, the 28-day challenge will be once again calling on the county’s smokers to quit. It is estimated that 20.3% of adults in Norfolk smoke and last year 1511 deaths in the county were smoking related.
Research shows that people who do quit for 28 days are five times more likely to give up for good...
To find out more about Smokefree Norfolk and how you can refer your patients, visit the NCH&C website.
Commissioned by NHS Norfolk, Smokefree Norfolk also trains other health professionals and staff from local organisations as stop smoking advisors, including in GP practices and high street pharmacies.
To find out more about training opportunities, please email email@example.com