PORTOBELLO AND CONAN DOYLE SURGERIES

Conan Doyle Medical Centre,

4 Nether Liberton Lane, Edinburgh. EH16 5TY Tel: 0131 666 5160

 

Portobello Surgery,

265 Portobello High Street,Edinburgh. EH15 2AW    TEL: 0131 669 8406

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Get help NOW to stop smoking
Want to stop smoking? Find out practical, quick and simple steps you can take NOW to quit successfully

Local “stop smoking” support telephone number is  0131 672 9532.
They will be able to review with you the best way for you to stop smoking and if helpful arrange the necessary prescriptions for this.

http://www.nhs.uk/livewell/smoking/Pages/stopsmokingnewhome.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/smoking/Pages/NHS-stop-smoking-adviser.aspx

http://www.canstopsmoking.com



Pharmacy Support
All Community Pharmacies now provide stop smoking support. To locate a pharmacy in your area
click here

Other Support and Information

CANSTOPSMOKING: The canstopsmoking web site is a comprehensive site crammed with information on the health issues related to smoking and the benefits of stopping. There is a very informative section entitled “Thinking About giving Up?” which may help you decide that the time is right for your to quit the smoking habit. They also have a web chat site for clients, which runs from 8.00 - 10.00 pm in the evenings.

SMOKELINE TELEPHONE HELPLINE AND WEB CHAT SERVICE: Help and advice is just a phone-call or email away. You can phone Smokeline on 0800 84 84 84 between 12 noon and 12.00 am every day of the year or email them your questions about stopping smoking. There is an answering machine outwith these hours and a pack and DVD will be sent out to anyone who leaves their details. Smokeline advisors are trained to provide help and advice on how you - or someone you know- can stop smoking. They can also tell you about the local stop smoking services in your area. Now, not only can you speak to a Smokeline advisor on the phone, you can also speak to them live via Smokeline web chat (external link) between 8.00 and 10.00 pm every evening.

Stop smoking Leaflet