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If you smoke then quitting is one of the most important things you can do for your health.

Quitting often is not easy, but with the right advice and help, any smoker can do it.

If you want to help quit smoking there are many options to help you.

Oldham’s Stop Parking Service

Oldham’s stop smoking service is run by your Oldham Health

Helps local people quit smoking through free tailored support:

  • Individual sessions
  • Telephone and text message support
  • Access to Nicotine Replacement Therapy and other measures to prevent smoking
  • Tips and advice to encourage you to leave
  • For additional help to help you lose weight, move more, drink less for yourself

To start your stop smoking journey contact Your Health Oldham on:

  • Phone: 0161 9600255
  • Text “Oldham” to 62277 for FREE and we’ll call you back

Or by completing the self-referal form online:

NHS Smokefree

The NHS Smokefree website has advice and information that will help you take the first step in departing.

You can also apply for a free REST app and extra support for email, text, or through the interactive app.

Contact the NHS Stop Smoking Helpline at:


Your local pharmacy will also be able to offer you advice and help on quitting smoking.

Talk to GP

Your GP will be able to prescribe medications that help reduce cravings, such as Champix.

You may also refer to the Community Parking Stop Service for more information.

Manchester Smoke Free App

Smoke Free is the most popular stop smoking app available.

The app provides 24/7 support and advice and support you will receive from a retirement coach, as well as being able to monitor your progress, health improvements and how much money you saved.

Greater Manchester residents can receive six months free access to the Pro version if you sign on to the Smoke Free App website:

Help if you get admitted to the hospital

If you smoke and admit to the hospital, you’ll be your friend to the horses.

The cure company will immediately help you with nicotine medications, replacement therapies, and other medications to help you deal with your cravings, as well as special relief, due to the duration of your hospital stay and after discharge.

In preparation for your mission, the team will treat you with the healing options available for continued support in the community.

When you are released from the hospital, your CARE counselor will be able to report you to a community pharmacy near you home, which can provide specialist support and access to stop smoking medications to help you continue your quiet journey.

You will also be relieved after at least 2 weeks of supplying your chosen stop smoking medication.

Help if you are pregnant

Smoking during pregnancy hurts you and your baby.

Help is available to help you have a quiet and smokefree pregnancy.

The Smokefree Pregnancy Program is a subsidiary of trained midwives and midwives, who provide specialist assistance, monitors individual PR to help track your progress, and help relieve cravings for nicotine-free replacement therapy.

Eligible parents are waiting for their smoking success, as shopping organizers are offered to help them prepare for their child’s new adventure.

Your midwife will refer you to the Smokefree pregnancy team to book your training.

Supports are also available to partners and families via our community service Stop Smoking, Your Oldham Health:

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