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Stop Smoking Team


Good things happen when you stop smoking

Quitting smoking is the best thing you can do for you and your baby's health.

Join the thousands of smokers committing to quitting.  Stop smoking for 28 days and you're 5 times more likely to give up for good.  Watch this short clip to hear about the benefits of stopping smoking.

Thinking of having a baby or just had a baby?

One You Lincolnshire can offer support to all family members and friends.

Already pregnant and receiving care from United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust?

The STAAR team are available to support you throughout your pregnancy. 

Our practitioners understand how hard it is to stop but are there to support you along the way.

The team will meet with you, face to face, for a chat about how you feel about stopping smoking and explain the support they could offer you.  

You might like to schedule a 'quit date' at your first appointment or you might like to have a think about it at home and discuss a date at your next appointment - the choice is yours.

When you are ready to quit, the STAAR team are able to offer you Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) for free in the form of patches to wear.

As well as free NRT, the STAAR team can also offer you
ongoing Behavioural Therapy to support you on your journey

Did you know...

Stop Smoking Team: STAAR (Action, Advise, Refer)

The STAAR Team are a team of friendly qualified Tobacco Cessation Practitioners who work with women and their families to support them to become smoke-free.

Get in touch...

If you are pregnant and smoke but are wanting to stop speak to your midwife about a referral to the STAAR team.

Aleksandra's story

Listen to Aleksandra share her story on how she quit smoking after 13 years.

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Emilia & Hristina

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Emilia quit smoking with the help of the STAAR team when she was 19 weeks pregnant with her first baby.

Healthy baby Hristina was born by caesarean section on 11th July 2023 weighing 3.41kg.

Emilia had tried to stop smoking before but said she found it easier with the support of the 'amazing' STAAR team and now never wants to smoke again!

Emilia would recommend that anyone who is pregnant and smoking should access support from the STAAR team.

We would like to congratulate Emilia on the birth of Hristina and her fantastic achievement quitting smoking!

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