Ilfracombe smokers helped to kick the habit

New weekly clinic will offer help and advice to those wanting to stop smoking

SMOKERS in Ilfracombe are being offered a helping hand to give up the habit at a new clinic which starts this Thursday.

The free weekly clinic, run by Northern Devon Healthcare Trust, will be held at the Ilfracombe Centre, from 1pm to 4.30pm.

The one-to-one confidential support sessions are available to anyone over the age of 12.

Lyn Tehver, stop smoking advisor, said: “I am really pleased that we will now be able to offer support to give up smoking for good to Ilfracombe residents.


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“Research shows that you are four times more likely to give up with NHS support so it’s important that as many people as possible can access a local clinic.”

To make an appointment to attend the clinic or to find out more, call the service direct on (01884) 836024 or email stopsmoking.devonpct@nhs.net

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