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Lambeth and Southwark GP Focus Group
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The new tissue viability pressure ulcer app
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Guy’s and St Thomas’ goes smoke free – our services to help patients stop smoking
The Dental Health Psychology Service
Transforming emergency care at St Thomas’ Hospital
Female genital mutilation (FGM) clinic at Guy's and St Thomas'
Choir for visually impaired seeks singers
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Daily bathing is currently considered optimal for most children with atopic eczema
Could you recognise a lichen planus case if it were presented to you today?
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Phlebotomy update
tQuest update
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Free gynaecology update for GPs at Guy’s Hospital
Free paediatrics update at Guy's Hospital
Free plastic surgery GP seminar at Guy's Hospital
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SAGE & THYME - a free 3 hour workshop on recognising and managing distress
Admission Avoidance
Free sexual health promotion training for your team
Optimising Prostate Cancer Diagnostics
Transforming end of life care
Resilience in Healthcare Masterclass
5th Annual Anogenital and Oral Dermatology Course
Skin Biopsy Course
Adult Metabolic Study Day
3D replica of a patient’s heart
C-section simulator trains doctors in high risk births
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Guy’s and St Thomas’ goes smoke free – our services to help patients stop smoking

From 19 June patients and visitors will no longer be permitted to smoke anywhere in our hospital and community premises.  At Guy's and St Thomas' we have a team of stop smoking advisers working with inpatients, outpatients and in the community to provide excellent evidence-based support to smokers to help them quit.

Guy’s and St Thomas’ decision to go smoke-free is in line with National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance issued in 2013, which recommends that all hospital sites should be smoke-free. It will also apply to e-cigarettes. Our dedicated stop smoking service has hospital and community based clinics. We provide free stop smoking advice and support to help patients stop smoking for good. 


What do we offer?

  • Trained advisers to help patients decide when’s the best time to stop and how to succeed
  • Regular sessions to help and support patients to quit
  • A choice of medications to suit patient level of smoking and preference, available free or on prescription
  • Carbon monoxide tests to keep patients motivated by showing reduced carbon monoxide blood levels quitting.


How to make a referral:

We accept referrals from GPs, community services and other health professionals. Patients can also self-refer.

 Referral contacts:


  • Southwark community stop smoking service

Referrals accepted for people who live, work or study in Southwark

Tel: 0800 169 6002 or 020 3049 8550


  • Lambeth community stop smoking service

Referrals accepted for people who live, work or study in Lambeth

Tel: 0800 856 3409 or 020 3049 5791


  • Hospital based stop smoking service

Referrals accepted for inpatients and outpatients at Guy's and St Thomas'.

Tel: 020 7188 0995

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