Number of UK smokers getting NHS help to quit has halved

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The number of people given help to give up smoking from the NHS is set to halve by next year, a report has warned. Experts from University College London say current trends mean the number of those using the services is likely to fall from around 800,000 in 2011/12 to just 400,000 in the current financial year. Researchers said the patterns may reflect growing numbers of people turning to e-cigarettes to help them give up, as well as a lack of investment in NHS services. Read full article

Laura Donnelly. (08 March 2015) UK smokers getting NHS help to quit has halved [newspaper]. Retrieved http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/nhs/11455381/Number-of-smokers-getting-NHS-help-to-quit-has-halved.html 

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