Guidance: Health matters: Stopping smoking - what works?

Public Health England

December 17
16:55 2019


This edition of Health Matters focuses on the range of smoking quitting routes that are available and the evidence for their effectiveness. Two-thirds of smokers say they want to quit, however most try to do so unaided, which is the least effective method. Smokers who get the right support are 3 times as likely to quit successfully.

Published 25 September 2018
Last updated 17 December 2019 +show all updates
  1. Updated statistic on the effectiveness of local stop smoking services for quitting smoking.
  2. First published.

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