This section gives information on NHS Health Scotland´s tobacco programme.
In recent years there have been major developments in smoking cessation and tobacco control in Scotland, including recognition by the Scottish Government of the important role that smoking cessation can play in improving the health and wellbeing of the population of Scotland.
NHS Health Scotland supports all health Boards to meet the Scottish Government target for smoking cessation.
For tobacco enquiries call 0141 354 2988 or email: nhs.HealthScotland-Tobacco@nhs.netYou can also view all NHS Health Scotland tobacco resources.For publications enquiries call 0131 536 5500 or email: nhs.HealthScotland-Publications@nhs.net
Reviewed: 6 September 2012
2012 Scottish Smoking Cessation Conference
Planning is underway for the 2012 Scottish Smoking Cessation Conference which will take place Tuesday 20th November at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh. Download the flyer.
Evaluation of Quit4u
The findings from a three-year evaluation of Quit4u were published on 8 May 2012. Quit4u is a pilot smoking cessation service using financial incentives, developed and implemented by NHS Tayside.
For advice and support on stopping smoking call the national helpline Smokeline 0800 848484 (open between 9am - 9pm). There is also a webchat option for those who prefer to chat online on the canstopsmoking website(external link).