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Macmillan Cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support
One in three of us will get cancer and it’s the toughest thing most of us will ever face. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, or a loved one has, you’ll want a team of people in your corner supporting you every step of the way. Macmillan provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care.

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Marie Curie Cancer Care is a UK charity dedicated to the care of people with terminal cancer and other illnesses. Over the financial year 2010/11, we reached a total of 31,799 patients

Youth Health Talk

YouthHealthTalk
Youthhealthtalk enables young people, their family and friends, and professionals such as doctors and teachers to understand young people's experiences of health, illness and life in general. The website feature real-life accounts of issues such as effect on work and education, social life and relationships, consulting health professionals and treatment.

Smoking Cessation

 

Unfortunately we no longer offer a smoking cessation support service at the surgery.     

 

Please find listed below contact telephone numbers for further help and information.

 

Camquit

www.camquit.nhs.uk

Local Cambridgeshire stop smoking service

 

0800 018 4304

 

Smokefree

www.nhs.uk/smokefree

NHS smoking helpline

 

0800 169 0 169

 

      

  

 

   

Tesco Chemist (pharmacist advice)

Barford Road

Eynesbury

 

01480 327647

 

Boots Chemist (pharmacist advice)

High Street

St. Neots

 

01480 214208

 

Smoking the facts

 

Cigarette smoking is the greatest single cause of illness and premature death in the UK.

 

What are the benefits of stopping smoking?

 

The benefits of stopping smoking will begin straightway.  You reduce your risk of getting serious disease no matter what age you give up.  However, the sooner you stop smoking, the greater the reduction in your risk.

 

Other benefits of stopping smoking include the following:

 

1. Breathing improves

 

2. Chest infections and colds become less frequent

 

3. Reduction is smoker’s cough

 

4. The smell of stale tobacco on clothes, hair and breath, and face goes.

 

5. Food and drinks taste and smell better

 

6. Finances improve immediately

 

7. You are likely to feel good about your self

 

 

 
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