Newsflash: ‘Stop the Rot’ – new hard-hitting campaign from Public Health England

A powerful new campaign from Public Health England (PHE) highlights how smoking ‘rots’ the body from the inside. The campaign uses research showing that toxins in tobacco damage the main systems of the body including bones, muscles, brain, teeth and eyes. It cases a slow and steady decline, similar to rotting. The graphic online and print adverts feature a roll-up cigarette full of decaying body tissue. …to read the rest of this article click here »

Proud to be a Quitter: No Smoking Day Displays and Stalls

Displays

The mainstay of every local No Smoking Day is a display of information whether it is on a workplace notice board, as a window or shop display or as part of a stall staffed with advisors in a hospital, clinic, shopping centre or any public place.  Like any type of promotional activity, it will only work if you can attract the attention of your target audience.  …to read the rest of this article click here »

Building on the NSD theme ‘I’m Proud to be a Quitter’

I’m Proud to be a Quitter is No Smoking Day 2015’s slogan, endorsed by 4 quitter testimonials urging; “If at first you don’t succeed, give up again.”; “I still get out of breath.  But now it’s because I run.”; “I wanted to stop looking like a smoker.  So I stopped smoking.”; and “I wanted my kids to look up to me.  And not through a cloud of smoke.” …to read the rest of this article click here »

No Smoking Day – 32 years helping smokers to become proud quitters

For 32 years No Smoking Day, has been a fixture in the calendar of key dates for smokers wanting encouragement and support to quit.

No Smoking Day has been one of the longest running and most successful stop smoking campaigns in the world. On the first national No Smoking Day in 1984, UK adult smoking prevalence was 36%, tobacco adverts still appeared on TV and in magazines, smoking was allowed in cinemas and buses and there was little stop smoking support available. …to read the rest of this article click here »

Fit not fat this Christmas

Over Christmas and New Year there’s lots of alcohol, bad TV and rich food. Don’t get fat – get off that couch and get active.

With some planning and a little bit of self-discipline, it is possible to enjoy a good Christmas and start the New Year feeling fit, not fat. One of the barriers to doing more exercise is lack of time. So Christmas time with a break from your routine offers the ideal opportunity to get active. Taking exercise over Christmas not only reduces your chances of gaining weight, it also helps energise you, reduces stress and gives you a break. …to read the rest of this article click here »

Movember Health Tips for Men

Movember is about bringing back the moustache, having fun and doing good to change the face of men’s health, specifically prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health. Men take action by growing a moustache for the month of ‘Movember’ to raise awareness, and women support the men while promoting men’s health at home, in the workplace and within their community. …to read the rest of this article click here »

World COPD Day 10 November 2014

World COPD Day was set up to raise awareness for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (COPD) and improve care for COPD sufferers around the world.

This year’s World COPD Day theme is ‘It’s Not Too Late’. This positive message was chosen to emphasise the actions people can take to improve their respiratory health, at any stage before or after a COPD diagnosis. …to read the rest of this article click here »