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Sheffield City Council funds access to Smoke Free app that’s helped 500,000 people quit.

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In a bid to support members of the public to quit smoking and protect their health this winter, Sheffield City Council is giving people free access to the Smoke Free app, which has helped over 500,000 people quit smoking across the country. This winter protecting our health has never been more important, and smokers have […]

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Sheffield City Council pledges to help 250 staff members to quit smoking this Stoptober

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Sheffield City Council is piloting an innovative stop smoking programme to help its staff quit this Stoptober. The programme involves free access to the most popular stop smoking app, Smoke Free (normally £60), alongside a 4-week structured quit plan which includes one-to-one support from a stop smoking advisor virtually. Smoking rates in Sheffield have been […]

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Are you ready to say ‘Today is the Day’ to quit smoking?

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Quitting smoking is the best thing smokers can do to improve their health. Smokefree Sheffield is proud to be supporting the Today is the Day campaign.

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Smokefree Sheffield launches advert to encourage more people to ‘Quit for COVID’

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To encourage even more people to make a quit attempt, a new advert has been created to remind people about the significant health benefits of quitting.

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Lockdown leads to increases in secondhand smoke exposure for children

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Health campaigners are warning that new evidence suggests lockdown has left more children exposed to the harms of secondhand smoke.

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Sheffield City Council’s approach to tobacco control during the COVID-19 crisis

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Smoking cessation remains a public health priority in the face of COVID-19. Here is our approach in Sheffield.

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Surge in motivation to quit among smokers as doctors warn of worse complications from covid-19

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Half a million smokers have made an attempt to quit because of COVID-19 as leading health organisations and hospital doctors back the call for smokers to #QuitForCovid

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Pledge to #QuitForCovid this Ramadan

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Ramadan offers you a great opportunity to make some healthy changes, and this includes stopping smoking. There are lots of reasons why Ramadan is the perfect time to quit smoking.

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Smokers with COVID-19 are 14 times more likely to develop severe disease

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Public Health England is urging smokers to #QuitForCovid after emerging evidence from China shows that smokers are at greater risk of severe respiratory disease from coronavirus.

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Smokefree Sheffield urges smokers to ‘quit for covid’

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Smokers are at increased risk from COVID-19. Quitting smoking is an important way to reduce your risk. Make today the day you decide to quit. Find out more.

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COPD sufferer declares ‘Let’s get Sheffield smokefree’ this World COPD Day

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November 20th 2019 marks World COPD Day, and ex-smoker and COPD sufferer, Geoff Bunting, 61 from Norwood, is calling for all Sheffield smokers to take the first step to quitting with the help of Smokefree Sheffield.

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Sheffield City Council welcomes government commitment to end smoking by 2030

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Sheffield City Council is supporting a roadmap which outlines what the UK Government must do for England to be Smokefree.

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Going smokefree is easier with a whole city behind you.