Getting Better Sooner

green title arrowStop Smoking

Smoking increases the risk of complications during and after surgery.

  • Stop smoking as soon as possible
  • Benefits include faster recovery, wound healing and bone fusion
  • It could lead to a shorter hospital stay and reduced future risks
  • You are four times more likely to be successful going through the Stop Smoking Service
  • All hospital sites are smoke free environments to avoid temptation
  • All smokers should talk to advisers before surgery to discuss the support available