The approximate cost of smoking in monetary terms is around £3000.00 per year (based on a person smoking 20 cigarettes a day).
There are many organisations and agencies that can support you once you have made the decision to stop smoking.
BOC Healthcare can put you in touch with your local smoking cessation group.
Or you can contact your :
- Local pharmacist
- Respiratory advisor
- Smoking cessation group
- Professional hypnotherapist (there could be a charge for this)
The majority of smoking cessation products are available over the counter from your chemist. When using this route there will be a charge for each item that you purchase. For those that require prescription only medications you will need to see your GP or local smoking cessation group.
Please be aware that if you are an oxygen user that is smoking (or has relatives/friends that smoke) with either traditional cigarettes or electronic cigarettes that you ensure you are following the recommended safety guidance provided by your oxygen supplier.