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Stack Garth | Brandon | Durham | DH7 8SJ | telephone 0191 378 2099

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Smoke Free Zone

What's in a Cigarette?

More than 4,000 chemicals, including over 60 known cancer causing substances and other poisons, including:

  • Tar - (road surface tar) 70% is deposited in the lungs
  • Nicotine - effects include increased heart rate and blood pressure
  • Carbon Monoxide - a poisonous gas (such as from exhaust fumes) causing breathing problems
  • Ammonia - bleach found in cleaning agents
  • Arsenic - deadly poison used in insecticides
  • Benzene - used as a solvent in fuel and chemical manufacturing
  • Acetone - solvent used for example in nail polish remover
  • Shellac - when mixed with denatured alcohol the resin becomes a wood varnish
  • Formaldehyde -highly poisonous and used to preserve dead bodies
  • Cadmium - highly poisonous metal used in batteries
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Want to Quit?
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Quitting makes a huge difference to you and your family. Find out how:

Click on the links below to find out more...
http://smokefree.nhs.uk/

If you want to QUIT we can help! Download our leaflet

Decided to give up smoking?

We can help whether this is the first time you have tried to quit or you have tried numerous times before.

The practice has 3 experienced smoking cessation advisors who can offer you support & advice for up to 12 weeks whilst you quit. We can help you decide which smoking cessation product would best suit you. You can have 4 weeks supply of a single product for the cost of one prescription (free if you don't pay for prescriptions).

Giving up smoking isn't always easy and requires your willpower & commitment to the programme. If you have the commitment then please download and complete this questionnaire.

Telephone the practice on 01913782099 to book your first appointment.  You will need to bring the questionnaire to your first appointment & attend regular review appointments.
Congratulations on taking the 1st Step!

Go Smoke Free

This is a smoke free site! The campaign to end your smoking habit starts here. Your health and safety could not be impacted more than by deciding to stop smoking today! Click on the link below to find out more..
http://www.gosmokefree.co.uk