Yorkshire Smokefree Region Beats Nationwide Average For Successful Quits
Published at 13 March, 2018.
The annual report published by NHS Digital presents results from the monitoring of the NHS Stop Smoking Services in England during the period April 2017 to September 2017. Included within this report are the local areas covered by Yorkshire Smokefree and we are delighted to reveal the results.
Calderdale Stop Smoking Specialist Achieves ASIST Master Trainer Status
Published at 12 March, 2018.
The Yorkshire Smokefree Team enjoys celebrating success, so we are delighted to announce that our Calderdale Stop Smoking Specialist, Susan Jones, has recently achieved ASIST master trainer status.
Geoff Stopped Smoking with Yorkshire Smokefree Calderdale - This is his Story
Published at 06 March, 2018.
We'd like to congratulate Geoff on his successful quit and thank him for sharing his story so openly.
ASH welcomes new Public Health England Report on E-Cigarettes
Published at 12 February, 2018.
Action on Smoking and Health has strongly welcomed a new report on e-cigarettes, produced by independent experts for Public Health England.  The report updates the evidence on e-cigarette use among adults and young people; their effectiveness as an aid to quitting by smokers; the risks to health compared to smoking and public understanding of those risks. PHE goes on to urge smokers and public bodies to act on the evidence.
Kick Ash Smoke Free Policy
Published at 11 February, 2018.
Are you a teacher or head teacher in a Yorkshire based school. Print and save the Kick Ash example smokefree policy to use with your pupils.
PHE publishes independent expert e-cigarettes evidence review
Published at 06 February, 2018.
A new PHE e-cigarette evidence review, undertaken by leading independent tobacco experts, provides an update on PHE’s 2015 review. The report covers e-cigarette use among young people and adults, public attitudes, the impact on quitting smoking, an update on risks to health and the role of nicotine. It also reviews heated tobacco products.
How Smoking Affects Bones, Reproduction and Fertility
Published at 29 January, 2018.
For the past three weeks, we have discovered the severe effects smoking has on your body and described just how dangerous the poisons from cigarette smoke are on your health. Here's week 4's instalment.
How Smoking Affects Stomach, Mouth, Throat and Skin
Published at 23 January, 2018.
The Smokefree Health Harms campaign – how are cigarettes affecting you?
We’re into our third week of information about the harsh effects of smoking on your body. Each week, we’re exploring how different areas of your body change and are attacked by the chemicals and toxic poisons from cigarette smoke. The Smokefree Health Harms campaign is raising awareness of the effects of smoking through TV ads and information on their website.