Last updated: 17 October 2023

Next review: 26 April 2024

When you stop smoking, good things start to happen — you can begin to see almost immediate improvements to your health.

If you live, work, study or are registered with a GP in Waltham Forest, you can get Free, confidential advice, information, and support to help you stop smoking. Quitting with our service will greatly increase your chances of becoming smoke-free.

This service is provided by Queen Mary University of London for smokers and smokeless tobacco users who wish to quit and it includes:

  • A 12-week plan with support from a trained practitioner
  • Nicotine Replacement Therapy and e-cigarettes
  • Telephone and, or digital support. Face-to-face help may also be available.

Translation service is available.

Additional Support: Stop smoking London (SSL)

You can also find assistance on the Stop Smoking website, a service dedicated to help you customise your quitting journey.

Amongst other services, SSL also provides:

Telephone support

For callers including pregnant smokers; you will receive calls from a trained advisor who can give you personalised advice and support on how to stop smoking. 

Text messaging service

Receive daily tips, reminders and encouraging text messages as you successfully stop smoking for good. 

The Stop Smoking London website and text service are also available in Polish, Turkish, Romanian and Urdu.

The website has an option to “read aloud”.


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