Yorkshire Smokefree comes out tops in national stops


According to the latest NHS data, Barnsley’s stop smoking services are the second-best nationally for helping people to successfully quit.

From April 2021 to March 2022, Yorkshire Smokefree Barnsley helped 72% of local smokers who set a quit date to successfully stop smoking, making them the most successful stop smoking service across Yorkshire and the Humber.

Their support is helping people of all ages to successfully quit, coming out ahead of the national (55%) and regional (63%) averages for local stop smoking services.

Yorkshire Smokefree offers a wide range of free and confidential support to suit your needs, including their online quit tool, advice helpline and free stop-smoking products. Their team of trained advisors will help you quit successfully with friendly, expert advice.

Amanda Longdon, service manager for Yorkshire Smokefree Barnsley, said: “At Yorkshire Smokefree Barnsley, it is our mission to help the residents of Barnsley strive to live a healthier life. Stopping smoking is one of the single biggest and best things that can be done to improve your own and your family’s health. We are proud of the work we’re doing across the borough to help people stop smoking through the hard work and dedication of our team.”

Yorkshire Smokefree services are available in Barnsley, Calderdale, Doncaster, Sheffield and Wakefield. Visit www.yorkshiresmokefree.nhs.uk to find out more.

Yorkshire Smokefree comes out tops in national stops

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