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Smoking Cessation Service - Hale Village Pharmacy, Liverpool

Trying to quit your smoking habit doesn’t need to be done alone. Help is important to keep you on track to ensure you achieve your goal of being smoke-free. As part of the NHS Public Health initiative, the smoking cessation service is a free support platform for those who are finally ready to quit.

 

Why smoking cessation support is important:

 

Those attempting to stop smoking may use self-control and determination to cut down. This sometimes alone may not be enough to stop altogether as cravings will slowly start to set in as nicotine withdrawal can be difficult to manage. Don’t give up! You can help us use that restraint and willpower to quit smoking.

 

If you are quitting smoking due to health concerns, then you may already know the risks that are associated with the chemicals and nicotine found inside them. Some of the more dangerous and life-threatening illness and diseases that can be caused by smoking includes:

  • Several cancers, notably lung cancer, oesophageal cancer and mouth cancer
  • Cardiovascular issues like heart disease and heart attacks
  • Increases in strokes
  • Damage to blood circulation
  • Impotence

If you are pregnant, then smoking can lead to:

  • Miscarriage
  • Stillbirth
  • Your baby being born underweight

Not only does smoking affect the individual, but second-hand smoke can also harm your family or friends. The likelihood of developing dangerous cancers and heart attacks increases by roughly 25% in those exposed to daily smoking inhalation. Children and teenagers are more susceptible to developing respiratory issues like asthma and meningitis if they are exposed daily.

 

Advice and support available at Hale Village Pharmacy, Liverpool:

 

Our professional pharmacists can sign you up for the smoking cessation service and provide you with impartial advice and support.

  • Access to comprehensive, 1 to 1 support with a qualified stop smoking adviser
  • Access to a group environment if you prefer to share with those in a similar situation to you
  • Access to nicotine replacement therapy, available on prescription
  • Advice on the best technique to get the most out of your product
  • Phone and E-mail support if you need someone to talk to

We provide smoking cessation services to any patients who want it; For more information on the smoking cessation service or the stop smoking service, visit Hale Village Pharmacy, Liverpool or call on 0151 425 2224.

Dave Murphy
Dave Murphy
Great pharmacy i just carnt find any faults well done hale villiage . Very helpful staff
Sue Ward
Sue Ward
Very helpful. Always putting the customer first.....
Sue Gerrard
Sue Gerrard
Always had fantastic service from our village pharmacy. Friendly, professional and extremely helpful advice given. During the lockdown weeks, Mike and all the staff worked very hard to ensure this service was provided in a safe manner within the premises and the continued delivery service, vital to so many in the village. Thank you to all concerned, we certainly appreciate all you have done and continue to do.
Madi Gomez
Madi Gomez
Great pharmacy ! Always have my medication on time and friendly staff
Pat Lewis
Pat Lewis
Cannot fault this pharmacy! The service received has always been excellent, including during the recent more difficult months of the Coronavirus pandemic. Sound advice and sympathetic assistance has been offered throughout by this pharmacy’s caring staff, especially to its most vulnerable customers.
De Newman
De Newman
Absolutely fantastic team in this chemist my an the kid's meds never a issue for them when they get changed by gps etc if there anything at all they ring me just a great service thanks all ??
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