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National No Smoking Day

National No Smoking Day

No Smoking Day is an annual health awareness day in the United Kingdom which is intended to help smokers who want to quit smoking. The first No Smoking Day was on Ash Wednesday in 1984, and it now takes place on the second Wednesday in March.

Why Quit?

Help encourage as many smokers as possible to quit on No Smoking Day by organising your own event. See available resources below:

ASH Wales

Fact Sheets


British Heart Foundation



Visit British Heart Foundation for more information

Help Me Quit

Help Me Quit was launched in 2017 and is:
  • a single brand for NHS stop smoking services in Wales
  • a bilingual website with information on all NHS stop smoking services in Wales
  • a contact centre team that provides smokers with access to all NHS stop smoking services
  • making it easier for smokers to choose the best NHS stop smoking support for them in their local area
  • the best choice a smoker can make to quit smoking

Discover more information on Help Me Quit services