Statistics on NHS Stop Smoking Services in England April 2018 to March 2019
This is part of Statistics on NHS Stop Smoking Services in EnglandOfficial statistics
- Publication date:
- 3 Sep 2019
- Geographic coverage:
- Geographical granularity:
- Regions, Local Authorities
- Date range:
- 01 Apr 2018 to 31 Mar 2019
This annual report presents results from the monitoring of the NHS Stop Smoking Services in England during the period April 2018 to March 2019. NHS Stop Smoking Services offer support to help people quit smoking. This can include intensive support through group therapy or one-to-one support. The support is designed to be widely accessible within the local community and is provided by trained personnel, such as specialist smoking cessation advisors and trained nurses and pharmacists.
This report includes information on the number of people setting a quit date and the number who successfully quit at the 4 week follow-up. It also presents in depth analyses of the key measures of the service including pregnant women, breakdowns by ethnic group and type of pharmacotherapy received. The results are provided at national, regional and local authority levels.
Based on the 2018/19 Stop Smoking Services dataset:
Of 233,778 people setting a quit date, 121,742 were successful
36% of those aged under 18 were successful, up to 57% of those aged 60 and over
Of 13,589 pregnant women setting a quit date, 6,169 were successful