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Smoking Cessation

Checked: 02-10-2018 by vicky.ryan Next Review: 02-10-2019


Clinical Knowledge Summaries provides general advice on smoking cessation assessment and advice.

Smoking cessation support is provided by city councils according to location.

NHS choices has information for patients about NHS stop smoking services and stopping smoking in pregnancy.

Smoking Cessation - Bristol

LiveWell Bristol is a local government run service that provides advice and support for healthy living including support to stop smoking.

For more information see the Be Smoke Free section of the Live Well Bristol website.

If you wish to contact LiveWell Bristol, or would like to be set up on the secure referral system, their email is

Patients can self refer to smoking cessation services via the Livewell website using the on line Stop smoking self-referral form or they can call the Smokefree National Helpline - Telephone: 0300 123 1044 (lines open Monday to Friday 0900 to 2000 and Weekends 1100 to 1600)

The link also has advice on pharmacies in Bristol who have stop smoking advisors and and community based centres that can support patients trying to quit.

There is also a page for information for professionals

Smoking Cessation - North Somerset

See Smoke Free North Somerset for advice.

The webpage includes telephone and text numbers to gain access to support and appointments:

Telephone: 01275 546744

Text: HELP to 0780 000 1316


The webpage also has a link to information about e-cigarettes 



Smoking Cessation - South Glos

See ' Being Smokefree' for advice.

The webpage is hosted by South Gloucesterhire Council and has links to smokefree services for patients including telephone and text numbers:

Telephone: 01454 865502

Text: Text your name and 'READY' to 80011.


There is a dedicated stop smoking midwife who can do home visits for woman who are pregnant.

There is also a page for information for professionals.