It is well known that respiratory conditions are impacted on much more for smokers then for the general population. Although the exact risks associated with COVID-19 are still developing we do know for any smoker recovery rates are slower and risk of infection are much higher and this is why it is so important now more than ever we make a change and QuitforCovid!
Not only are you helping yourself, you are also protecting those you live with and helping the NHS at a time when it is most in need of hospital beds.
Quitting can be hard but with our support you really can do it! Worried about now being able to go out and get your free Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) or prescribed Champix? Don’t worry, talk to us and we will do all we can to help you get what you need throughout your time with the service!
We know that although lockdown is easing and shielding will soon be paused there is still the possibility of a second wave and we need to do all we can to prepare ourselves for this. Stopping smoking is one of the best ways to do this and could potentially reduce the severity of symptoms and possibility prevent a hospital admission.