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Want to quit smoking?

Be Smoke Free is a specialist nurse-led tobacco addiction service powered by Change Grow Live, in partnership with Manchester Health Care Commissioning Service and Manchester City Council.

The service supports anyone over 12 years old who lives in - or are registered with a GP in – Manchester to stop smoking via free evidence-based treatment.

They provide:

• Free direct supply Nicotine Replacement Therapy and medications, including vapes, without the need for a prescription or GP appointment.

• All service users will be provided with a named Tobacco Addiction Specialist Nurse and will receive ongoing behavioural support during fortnightly appointments.

• Treatment typically lasts 12 weeks and medication/NRT will be provided free of charge throughout this time and delivered to service users at home.

If you would like more information, search online for ‘Be Smoke Free Manchester’ to find our referral form, or call 0161 8234157 to speak to an advisor.


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Is now the perfect time to quit smoking?!

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Support Greater Manchester's Aim to
make smoking history!

Ahead of the launch of New Year Quit in January 2021, we are pleased to share with you some resources and materials which you can share with friends, relatives or colleagues who may be thinking about making giving up smoking one of their New Year's Resolutions.

These materials are all FREE to access as part of New Year Quit thanks to the Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership.

Greater Manchester residents can get six months free access to the subscription version of the Smoke Free app

(normally costing almost £60), when signing up online at



The app provides 24/7 support, advice and all the information you need to stop smoking. It has been scientifically proven to double a smokers’ chances of quitting, and has already helped half a million people around the world to quit for good. The app includes daily missions, a quit coach and a feature to live chat with a friendly stop smoking advisor 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Understanding Tobacco Addiction E-Learning Module


The ‘understanding tobacco addiction’ e-learning module assists people, working or volunteering in communities, in effectively assessing and supporting people with tobacco addiction. This module is suitable for everyone and uses interactive video recordings to help you learn about the impact of tobacco addiction in Greater Manchester and how to have a short and supportive conversation about smoking.

The eLearning offers an opportunity to upskill and save a life! It takes around 30 minutes to complete, after which you will receive a certificate to download. We would urge all History Makers to complete this module as part of their training.

Become a New Year Quit Ambassador!


Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership are seeking ex-smokers who are willing to discuss their experiences and become case studies and ambassadors for the campaign.


If this is something you are interested in, please email us with the answers to the following questions:

  • What motivated you to quit smoking?

  • How did you quit & what helped?

  • How has your life improved since quitting?

We look forward to hearing from you!

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