Yorkshire Smokefree - My 20 Year Journey
Published at 09 January, 2020.
Maggie Milne is one of the Service Managers here at Yorkshire Smokefree. She’s worked for the South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust for a number of years, but her earliest experience of the stop smoking service was not as an employee, but as a client. The service became an inspiration to her; not only did it improve her health but it also shaped her career. Over the years Maggie has worked with hundreds of Sheffield residents to help them become smoke-free. Here’s her story…
New advert tells people of Sheffield “smoking doesn’t care about you
Published at 07 January, 2020.
Following a significant 4.5% decline in the number of smokers in Sheffield in 2017/2018, Smokefree Sheffield is pushing on with their ambition this New Year with a new advert in a bid to encourage more smokers to quit this January.
COPD sufferer declares ‘Let’s get Sheffield smokefree’ this World COPD Day
Published at 20 November, 2019.
November 20th 2019 marks World COPD Day, and ex-smoker Geoff Bunting, 61 from Norwood who is living with COPD, is calling for all Sheffield smokers to take the first step to quitting with the help of Smokefree Sheffield.
COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is a progressive lung condition with no cure, which affects around 1.2 million people in the UK with millions of people going undiagnosed.
Wakefield Safer Places Scheme
Published at 22 October, 2019.
Sally and Liam from Yorkshire Smokefree Wakefield attended the Safer Places Scheme event at Lupset St Georges Community Centre alongside other multi agency workers to promote our services to any people who attended the morning.
You Quit Your Way!
Published at 23 September, 2019.
Over 1100 people successfully stopped smoking in Sheffield in 2018/19, so why not join in with their success and become smoke-free too!
Stoptober is almost here - are you ready?
Published at 19 September, 2019.
Since Stoptober began 6 years ago, over 1.9 million people have used the month to quit for good – do you want to join them? With October creeping closer and closer, it’s time to get ready!
Stop Smoking Success in Sheffield
Published at 08 August, 2019.
Over 1,100 people successfully stopped smoking in Sheffield in 2018/19. Why not join in with their success and become smokefree too!
Yorkshire Smokefree Doncaster Enjoys Sucess at BT Call Centre
Published at 26 June, 2019.
We are always looking for ways to help smokers quit for good and our Workplace Stop Smoking sessions are an effective way of helping larger groups of people to successfully become smoke-free.