Smoking

Thinking of quitting?

Every cigarette causes you real harm and quitting smoking is healthier for you and your family. No matter how long you've smoked for, quitting can help improve your health straight away. There's lots of free support to help you.


Why quit?

Quit smoking todayYou are four times more likely to quit for good with support.

One You Ealing offers free help and advice to all smokers that live and work in Ealing. We provide specialised support to quit smoking at our stop smoking clinics based at various locations across the borough.

Last year, we helped nearly 2,000 people to quit. We offer a free six-week programme and stop smoking medications on prescription.

After 20 minutes - Pulse rate returns to normal.

After 8 hours - Nicotine and carbon monoxide levels in blood reduce by more than half and oxygen levels return to normal.

After 48 hours - Carbon monoxide will be eliminated from the body. Lungs start to clear out mucus and other smoking debris.

After 48 hours - There is no nicotine in the body. Ability to taste and smell is improved.

After 72 hours - Breathing becomes easier. Bronchial tubes begin to relax and energy levels increase.

After 2-12 weeks - Your circulation improves.

After 3-9 months - Coughs, wheezing and breathing problems improve as lung function increases by up to 10%.

After 1 year - Risk of heart disease is about half compared with a person who is still smoking.

After 10 years - Risk of lung cancer falls to half that of a smoker

After 15 years - Risk of heart attack falls to the same as someone who has never smoked.

How we can help

When you choose to quit, you’ll receive ongoing support from a professional stop smoking advisor. The programme lasts for six weeks.

Week by week, you’ll notice all kinds of benefits to your wallet and your wellbeing.

Steps to quitting success

  • Set a quit date
  • Build on your motivation
  • Develop coping mechanisms
  • Agree on suitable medications
  • Have your carbon monoxide levels measured
  • Receive specialist ongoing weekly support

Where can you access stop smoking support?

We have trained advisors across the borough of Ealing who are available at different locations and times of day. They also speak a variety of different languages. You can access the service at:

One You Ealing Community Clinics

Just drop in during clinic opening hours or call to book an appointment.

One You Ealing Group clinics

Contact us to find out when the next group will be starting

Pharmacy

Trained pharmacists located all across the borough and provide one-to-one support to quit smoking. Contact us for your nearest pharmacy.

GP surgeries

Call One You Ealing on 0300 456 0556 or your GP surgery for more info.

Get support now

You can refer yourself, or ask your GP or other health professional to do it for you.

Call us on 0300 456 0556 or email us at oneyouealing@nhs.net.

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