Service updates

Our stop smoking advisors are active within the local community and often attend events to promote the service and reach out to people who may not be aware of the service and what we can offer.

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Great news from Wakefield City Council... they are pledging to support Breathe2025, a campaign which aims for children to grow up Smokefree and protected from health harms caused by tobacco.

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Our Wakefield stop smoking advisors were out and about this week with the team from Arriva, on their Bus for Life.

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Our advisors like to get out and about in the local community - we understand that it's important that our service is accessible as possible.

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Health and Wellbeing Event in Wakefield

Published on 01 August, 2016

Do you want to improve your health and wellbeing? Join us at a free, local event this August!

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Our Wakefield quit advisors were delighted to meet up with two Wakefield Wildcat stars yesterday!

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Workplace Stop Smoking

Published on 06 May, 2016

The workplace service has recently been at 2 DHL sites in Normanton promoting Workplace Stop Smoking.

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Did you spot us at Trinity Walk on September 1st?

Published on 09 September, 2015

Did you spot us at Trinity Walk on September 1st?

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Blast From The Past

Published on 22 July, 2015

Our Wakefield adviser Pat had quite a shock when Sharon from her Gawthorpe stop smoking group from 8 years ago popped in to the quit shop last week!

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Ramadan

Published on 01 June, 2015

To help smokers quit during Ramadan next month, our Wakefield team will be visiting 3 mosques around the city.

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Brian decided to stop smoking with Yorkshire Smokfree after recently being diagnosed with COPD. Doctors warned that if he continued to smoke he would need to use oxygen on a regular basis. It was the wake-up call he needed.

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Over the last few months adviser Pat has been organising regular promotions within Pinderfields Hospital so that patients are aware how Yorkshire Smokefree can help them cut the habit.

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Featherstone Academy says 'no' to smoking

Published on 18 March, 2015

Our Wakefield Smokefree team has partnered up with Featherstone Academy to offer a stop smoking group for the students at the school.

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8 Years Smoke free!!!

Published on 12 March, 2015

Wow! Our Wakefield adviser Pat bumped into someone she helped stop smoking at a group support group over 8 YEARS ago at her No Smoking Day event today! We're incredibly happy to report he is still smoke-free

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Maxine celebrates one year smoke free!

Published on 05 March, 2015

Maxine started smoking over 40 years ago… However, in 2015 she is now proud to say she is one full year smoke-free! Wonderful work, Maxine.

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Adele began her habit as a ‘social smoker’ when at university. As her progress at university continued, her occasional cigarette increased substantially. The pressure of her studies meant she got to the point of smoking 30 a day and continued at this rate until she decided to quit.

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Yorkshire Smokefree Wakefield team on tour!

Published on 25 February, 2015

We will be popping up at 5 different locations over the next two weeks with our arms full of leaflets and heads full of advice.

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We can help you quit, your way – that’s the message from Yorkshire Smokefree to smokers in the Wakefield area thinking of quitting in the New Year.

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