Smoking Cessation

If you’re trying to give up smoking, we can help. Studies show that your chances of success will be greatly improved if you get advice and support from health care professionals to help you stop smoking and if you don’t pay for your prescriptions then giving up is free.

The services can:

  • Boost your willpower to stop smoking
  • Concentrate your efforts by getting advice from someone who knows your medical background
  • Help you feel that you’re not doing it alone
  • Help you to cope when you are tempted to smoke
  • Monitor improvements to your health so that you can see the benefits

Ealing is part of the London Telephone Smoking Cessation Transformation Programme. Telephone support to Ealing smokers is available via the Stop Smoking London helpline –0300 123 1044. The Stop Smoking London helpline is an extension of NHS Smokefree. Once signed up the smoker is called back by a specialist adviser offering them regular one-to-one stop smoking support and encouragement over the phone at regular and agreed intervals during their 28 days quit journey. This offer is available for all eligible residents of participating boroughs, including pregnant smokers. The helpline is available seven days a week and at the following times:

  • Monday to Fridays – 9 am to 8 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday – 11 am – 4 pm

The Stop Smoking London website also includes a “request a call back” option for all residents of participating London boroughs. Ealing residents can now choose to use the website to share their contact, call back requests are sent directly to the specialist smoking cessation advisers who are part of the Stop Smoking London helpline. During this callback, the specialist adviser will talk through the information and support available to the caller locally as well as offering 28 days quit journey support over the phone. Please do let your local residents know about this new service by sharing the following link: http://www.stopsmokinglondon.com/callback

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