There’s not much kudos in smoking these days. Over time your health deteriorates and your wallet or purse feels the burn too. But even though quitting won’t be the easiest thing you’ll ever do, we recon it will be up there with the best.

Quit 51 is your FREE local Stop Smoking Service!

Want to give up smoking? Don’t know where to get help?

Thirty people in Surrey Heath have quit since September 2016 with the help of Quit 51.

You are much more likely to succeed with support from highly experienced staff. You will get information, advice and support including medication and nicotine patches.

Text: smokefree to 66777
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Phone: 0800 622 6968


Arena Leisure Centre, Grand Avenue, Camberley GU15 3QH
Monday 2-4pm (one-to-one)

Pine Ridge Children’s Centre, Esher Road, Camberley GU15 4AL
Tuesday 12-2pm (one-to-one)

Bartlett Surgery Ash Vale, Wharf Rd, Ash Vale GU12 5BA
Tuesday 6.45-7.45pm (group session)

Help is also available at your GP practice (ask at reception) and some local pharmacies (look out for the Stop Smoking poster or ask at the counter)


The benefits for your body start straight away.


  • 20 minutes - Your heart rate and blood pressure return to normal 24 hours Your lungs start to clear out mucus and other smoking debris
  • 8-24 hours - Nicotine and carbon monoxide start to leave your body and oxygen levels return to normal
  • 24 hours - Your lungs start to clear out mucus and other smoking debris
  • 48-72 hours - Your sense of smell and taste both improve
  • 2-12 weeks -Exercise becomes easier and your breathing improves
  • 3-9 months - Any coughs, wheezing and breathing problems are reduced as your lungs repair
  • 1 year - Your risk of coronary heart disease is now half that of a smoker


The financial benefits of quitting soon add up.*


  • 1 Day - £8.50 = Two movie rentals / a new lipstick / download a new album
  • 1 week - £59.50 = A family cinema trip / a pair of shoes / a meal for two
  • 1 month - £255 = A shopping spree / Premiership football tickets / a weekend break
  • 3 months - £765 = A designer handbag / a new laptop /the latest flat screen TV
  • 6 months - £1,530 = A leather suite / a home cinema / a top of the range bicycle
  • 1 year - £3,102.50 = A new kitchen / designer jewellery / holiday of a lifetime

*Based on a 20 a day smoker paying £8.50 a packet of 20 cigarettes