Stop smoking

Want to stop smoking? Want to start the new decade feeling and looking healthier? Go Smokefree offers services and support that can help you quit once and for all. Find out more in this video.

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Eight ways to get started

Practical, quick and simple steps you can take NOW to quit smoking successfully.

Stop smoking: track your progress

Track your stop smoking progress with our new Quit Smoking iPhone app and desktop widget.

How your GP can help you quit smoking

Dr Michael Apple explains what GPs can do to help patients quit smoking, hopefully for good.

Quit making excuses

The six top excuses smokers use to avoid stopping smoking, and how to overcome them.

'How I quit smoking'

Justine Speller, a gardener from London, quit cigarettes with the help of an NHS stop-smoking group.

Quit smoking, feel better

Quit smoking and you'll be healthier, your skin will look better and you'll have more cash in your pocket.

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