Stop smoking service launched in Rutland


A new service to help people stop smoking has been launched in Rutland.

Quit 51 aims to encourage the counties’ 96,000 smokers to quit, in order to improve their health.

Commissioned by Leicestershire County Council, the free service is easily accessible through the internet and public venues such as pharmacies, GP surgeries, dentists and hospitals.

People are able to refer themselves to Quit 51 by calling the helpline on 0800 622 6968 or by registering online at