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NHS Quit Smoking App

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This is an essential guide for the smoker who has not yet set a ‘quit date’. This App clearly and accurately outlines the health risks of smoking and why you should give up. It also links smokers to all the available free NHS services that could help support them while they are giving up.

Medical evidence shows that using local stop smoking clinics and group support gives you the highest chance of success and this App guides you to find your nearest clinic.

The App offers an addiction test, a smoking timeline, a ‘promise to yourself’ commitment and a helpline which is available both by phone and online and is manned by trained advisors.  A clock also shows you how long you have given up for and how much money you have saved.

Considering the App is free, I think it is really good and would use it myself. I particularly like the FAQs and the real life stories from people who have already quit which motivate and inspire.

Summary: A really good resource with so many free services and all the information you need to help you quit smoking. A brilliant addition to your stop smoking toolkit.

App Rating: 5/5

Dr Emmajane Down

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app

 

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