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Durham University

Human Resources & Organisational Development

Smoking

Durham University is a smoke free campus. Smoking is not permitted in any part of University buildings, entrances, or vehicles used for University business (except sole use, privately owned) at any time, by any person regardless of their status or business with the University. Please find our policy here.

Smoking can affect the whole body of your body. From your head to your toes. Some of the benefits of stopping include:

  • Better taste and smell
  • Risk of heart attack reduced
  • Risk of lung cancer reduced
  • Improved skin and healthier complexion
  • Improves fertility

There are lots of free support available in your local community if you are looking to quit smoking. Your local stop smoking team, you’re GP, local pharmacies, even doing your weekly shopping, certain supermarkets will offer support, help and advice to help you in your journey.

Please see the links below for further information on how to access smoking cessation clinics.

NHS Choices

Stop smoking clinics:

- Wellbeing for life

- Smoke Free Life - County Durham

Contact Us

Occupational Health Service
Green Lane,
Durham,
DH1 3LA
Tel: 0191 334 2667