Yorkshire Smokefree Supports National Stop Snoring Week 2020

Yorkshire Smokefree Supports National Stop Snoring Week 2020

Published at 22 April, 2020.

It is widely known to sleep experts that if you are a smoker your chances of suffering chronic snoring issues are higher than normal, depending on the amount of cigarettes smoked per day - because nicotine irritates the membranes of the mouth and nose, partially blocking the airways and causing inflammation.

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PHE Warns Smokers Regarding COVID-19

PHE Warns Smokers Regarding COVID-19

Published at 03 April, 2020.

PHE warns smokers: emerging evidence shows greater risk of severe respiratory disease from COVID-19

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Yorkshire Smokefree Supports IBS Awareness Month 2020

Yorkshire Smokefree Supports IBS Awareness Month 2020

Published at 03 April, 2020.

IBS is very common and is estimated to affect roughly 10% to 15% of the adult population worldwide. Yet all too many people remain undiagnosed and largely unaware that their symptoms (stomach cramps, bloating, diarrhoea, and constipation) may indicate a medically recognized disorder.

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Why it's time to #QuitforCovid

Why it's time to #QuitforCovid

Published at 01 April, 2020.

There's never been a better time to stop smoking and our team of NHS specialists are here to help you quit for good.

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Yorkshire Smokefree Supports Bowel Cancer Awareness Month 2020

Yorkshire Smokefree Supports Bowel Cancer Awareness Month 2020

Published at 01 April, 2020.

Every 15 minutes someone is diagnosed with bowel cancer and it’s the UK’s second biggest cancer killer but it shouldn’t be. It’s treatable and curable especially if diagnosed early. Nearly everyone survives bowel cancer if diagnosed at the earliest stage however this drops significantly as the disease develops.

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COVID-19 and CO Monitoring in Pregnancy

COVID-19 and CO Monitoring in Pregnancy

Published at 24 March, 2020.

The following information from NHS England & Improvement has been cascaded through Maternity Safety Champions and MTP networks.

We are aware that there has been some concern around carbon monoxide (CO) testing and the risk of disease transmission in the context of the coronavirus outbreak.
In view of the unprecedented circumstances we suggest it is appropriate to pause CO testing of pregnant women during this period as a precautionary measure. It should be re-introduced as soon as the COVID-19 situation has resolved to a background risk.

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World Oral Health Day 2020

Published at 20 March, 2020.

World Oral Health Day is the perfect time to be kind to your mouth and quit smoking with Yorkshire Smokefree. We have a fully flexible service running one to one’s, support groups, pioneering online assistance and a dedicated telephone service to help keep you strong, with full access to our expert NHS advisors who will aid you in deciding the best way to start your full-stop journey and what's more, it’s completely free! 

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Yorkshire Smokefree Support During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Published at 19 March, 2020.

In light of the national efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) we are stopping face-to-face stop smoking consultations from immediate effect.

We continue to deliver high quality telephone support so if you are currently receiving telephone support from us, this will continue as normal.
If you were attending face to face sessions with an adviser or you were having group support, this will be replaced by support from an adviser over the phone.

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