Tag: smoking

Help available to quit smoking

Nearly nine out of ten smokers in South Leeds want to quit, but factors such as stress are making it difficult for them to do so, a new NHS survey shows. NHS Leeds South and East Clinical Commissioning Group, which has the highest rates of smoking in the city, commissioned

Dangers of smoking on home oxygen highlighted

A hard-hitting film about the dangers of smoking while on home oxygen was launched at an event hosted by NHS Leeds South and East Clinical Commissioning Group last week (14 October 2015). The film, produced by Hull community respiratory nurse specialist Julie Danby in partnership with Humberside Fire & Rescue

‘Take 7 Steps Out’ to protect children from secondhand smoke

Leeds City Council has launched an innovative new campaign this week to encourage people who smoke to ‘Take 7 Steps Out’ of their home to protect children from the dangers of secondhand smoke. StepaRoo, the campaign’s kangaroo mascot, was in the city this week to take children across seven musical