An extra kick to help kick the habit ...

Cara Hutchison
Cara Hutchison

Smokers in Glenrothes are being given an extra incentive to kick their habit.

NHS Fife is urging smokers to put down their cigarettes and pick up a new craft skill to encourage more people to give up smoking for good.

Beginning on Wednesday, August 6, the health board is beginning a series of weekly stop-smoking evenings at Glenrothes Hospital.

These classes will not only provide support and resources to help individuals to stub out for good, but they will also help equip people with a range of new craft skills.

The stop-smoking evenings are completely free to attend and provide a range of fun craft activities, alongside access to expert advice and coping strategies, stop-smoking medicines, and a chance to support and learn from others.

Cara Hutchison, smoking cessation practitioner, said: “These new stop-smoking classes bring a fun element to breaking a habit that can lead to serious health problems.”

For further information, or to register an interest, please call 0800 032 6672.