No Smoking Day

8th March 2023 is no smoking day. This year’s theme is brain health and the link between smoking and dementia.

ASH (action on smoking and health) has been working closely with Alzheimer’s Research UK whose research demonstrates low awareness amongst smokers of the increased risk of dementia caused by smoking.

The campaign will encourage smokers to “never give up giving up” The following website gives a wealth of information and support to help you on your journey to quit successfully:

Quit smoking – Better Health – NHS (

Here at the surgery, we have trained staff who can help you to quit. Contact the surgery and ask for an appointment with our smoking cessation advisor.