Accessibility Toolbar Accessibility Statement
A-Z
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Smoking
 

Click on the image to view the 7 Steps Out Website Link to External Website

  1. What you need to know?
  2. Help and SupportWhat you need to know?
    The Law
    It's now against the law to smoke in almost every enclosed public space in the UK. This includes:
  • cafes and restaurants
  • shopping centres
  • railway stationsEngland went smokefree on 1 July 2007
    Second Hand (passive) smoking
    Passive smoking is breathing in second-hand tobacco smoke from the air. Less than three out of 10 adults smoke but nearly everyone at times is breathing in secondary smoke.
    To find out more information on passive smoking take a look at the NHS Smokefree information Link to External Website.
     If you have children or you are around children take a look at the Take 7 Steps Out Link to External Website campaign on ways you can protect them from secondhand smoke.
    The effects / impacts of smoking
    The short-term effects of smoking include:
  • Gum disease and bad breath
  • Becoming more susceptibility to colds and flu
  • Stained fingers
  • Clothes and hair smelling of smoke
  • Expensive for the wallet and purseLong-term effects include:
  • At high risk from getting mouth and throat cancer
  • Poor circulation in arms and legsBenefits of stopping smoking
    There are lots of benefits of stopping smoking including your health, family and wallet.  Smokefree explains these benefits and where you can also order a free quit pack Link to External Website to start you off.
    E-cigarettes
    Thinking about switching to an e-cigarette, watch these videos on people who have switched.
    Help and Support
    Be Well Tameside
    Tameside Be Well Service provides holistic health and wellbeing support, advice and help on a range of subjects including quitting smoking. Contact them today to find out more or book an appointment.
    Telephone: 0161 716 2000 or email: bewelltameside@nhs.net

    Useful Websites
    www.nhs.uk/oneyou/smoking
    www.nhs.uk/smokefree
    www.nhs.uk/Livewell/smoking
    https://healthunlocked.com/quitsupport
     

Tameside Tobacco-free Partnership

Tameside Tobacco-free Partnership is working towards a smokefree Tameside through promoting smokefree spaces, smokefree workplaces, switching and quitting smoking and reporting illicit and illegal tobacco.

The majority of smokers want to quit smoking but find it difficult, you are four times more likely to quit smoking with NHS support.

Take a look at what Tameside is doing by clicking on the links below to find out more about how we are working to make smoking history in Tameside.
Minimise webchat tab
Customer Services Live Web Chat
Customer Services Live Web Chat