Hampshire Health and Wellbeing

Public Health

Reduce smoking

The programme seeks to reduce the overall levels of smoking in Hampshire by

  • helping and motivating smokers to quit
  • promoting smoke free communities
  • preventing smoking among young people

Smoke Free Homes

How to make sure your home is smoke free and protect your family from dangers of cigarette smoke.

Access help and advice

Hampshire

  • The Quit 4 Life Hampshire NHS stop smoking service offers free, friendly help and professional support. Call them or visit their website to find out what support is available, including free nicotine replacement patches, gum, inhalator and lozenges
    Tel: 0845 602 4663
    Text: QUIT to 60123

  • Smoke Free Hampshire site is for people and organisations involved in helping other people stop smoking. It also supports the national tobacco control programme in Hampshire.

 

Southampton

  • The NHS Quitters Southampton stop smoking service offers free, friendly help and professional support. Call them or visit their website to find out what support is available, including free nicotine replacement patches, gum, inhalator and lozenges
    Tel: 023 8051 5221

 

Portsmouth

  • The Pompey Quit NHS specialist stop smoking service runs a range of individual sessions, drop-ins and fun, sociable groups within GP surgeries, workplaces, council and community venues across the city during the day, evening and at weekends
    Tel: 023 9236 9234
    Text ‘pompey’ to 88020
    Email pompeyquit@nhs.uk

  • Solutions 4 Health also offer drop in stop smoking clinics in the city centre, local communities and workplaces. Support is provided in a number of languages including English, Tamil, Bengali, Hindi, Urdu, French and Kurdish
    Tel: 0800 634 9139
    Website: Smoke free life
    Visit:
    Cascades Shopping Centre, Portsmouth, PO1 4RL - Monday - Saturday 9am - 5pm & Sunday 10.30 - 4pm
    Bridge Centre (next to ASDA, Fratton) - Monday - Saturday 9am - 5pm & Sunday 10am - 4pm

 

How is this programme important for health and well being in Hampshire?

Smoking is the single biggest cause of ill-health and premature death in Hampshire.  Around 1850 people in Hampshire die from smoking-related diseases annually.

Key documents

For strategy, action plans, and other formal documents please see the Smoke Free Hampshire site.