Smokefree Trust

We are smokefree to protect the wellbeing of our service users, staff and visitors.

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To create a healthier environment for everyone, all of our sites are smokefree. This means that staff, patients, service users and visitors are not allowed to smoke anywhere on Trust premises – including wards, grounds and vehicles.

We took the decision to go smokefree to protect and improve the health and wellbeing of all service users and employees, visitors and contractors. This decision is supported by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence Public Health guidance which recommends that all hospital sites are smokefree. 

We have produced a list of frequently asked questions to help answer some of the questions you may have around our smokefree Trust and what it means for you.

Stop smoking support 
There is a range of help and support available to those who smoke, whether they wish to stop smoking permanently or for the duration of their appointment or stay with us. 

If you have any questions about smokefree, please speak to a member of staff to find out what support is available.

Local stop smoking services 
You can also quit smoking with support from local stop smoking services, contact details below: 

Tel: 0300 029 0029

Tel: 0800 3 247 111
Text QUIT to 61825

Tel: 0300 100 1000
Text: QUIT to 66777

St Helens
Tel: 01744 586 247
Text QUIT to 61825

Tel: 0300 003 0818   

Tel: 01942 489 012

Support is also available through the national smokefree service online at or by calling freephone 0300 123 1044 to speak to an expert adviser.

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