Tag: Quit Smoking

Could Vaping Save The NHS Billions Each Year

Can E-Cigarettes Save The Nhs £2.6 Billion?

With the annual NHS push to get smokers to switch or quit underway, we ask if vaping has the potential to save the health service £2.6 billion. It is now accepted that electronic cigarettes pose a fraction of the risk of smoking, and studies show they work 3-6 times better than nicotine replacement products like […]

Is It Time to Try Vaping Instead?

New Year - Is It Time To Try Vaping Instead?

Is it time for a new you in the New Year? Is it time to try vaping instead of smoking? Are you a smoker who has made a resolution to stop using tobacco? Millions of smokers managed to quit by switching to vaping – and trying an e-cig instead of smoking a cigarette is a […]

North Bristol NHS Trust Turns To Vaping

Nhs Trust In Bristol Turns To Vaping

North Bristol NHS Trust is to introduce vaping so it can achieve a smoke-free status. The Trust has struggled with convincing smokers not to use tobacco on-site and has now decided to follow the example set in the West Midlands, where the Sandwell and West Birmingham Trust allowed two vape stores to open up next […]

Rethinking Addiction and Dependance

Rethinking Addiction And Dependance

Caitlin Notley, a Fellow of the UK Society for the Study of Addiction at the Norwich Medical School, argues that we need to rethink ‘addiction’ and ‘dependence’. Following on from a study looking at how people view nicotine and addiction, Professor Notley argues that “nicotine addiction” is a loaded term that doesn’t reflect the real […]

NHS Trial Demonstrates the Value of Vaping

Nhs Trial Demonstrates The Value Of Vaping

The NHS trial looking at how using vapes with smokers presenting at A&E departments is to be extended to a Scottish NHS Trust showing that e-cigarettes have a strong role to play in tobacco harm reduction. Many nations claim that vaping doesn’t work as a quit tool, or its relative safety is “unproven”, fortunately, independent […]

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