Birmingham City Council financial challenges - time to Reset

To find out more about the budget and section 114 notice, visit our budget information page

Benefits of quitting smoking

As well as reducing your risk from infections such as COVID-19, there are many other health benefits to quit smoking:

  • 8 hours after your last cigarette, your oxygen levels return to normal
  • 72 hours after your last cigarette, your breathing becomes easier
  • 3 to 9 months after your last cigarette, lung function increases by up to 10%
  • By quitting smoking you’ll be saving money

For a fuller list of health-related benefits of quitting smoking visit: the NHS website

Watch the video below to find out more:


Page last updated: 26 October 2023

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