The latest figures on adult smoking habits in the UK have been released by the Office for National Statistics, and it’s good news: the number of smokers is now the lowest since 2010.
We may be living longer than ever, but many people in the UK are spending their retirement living with ill health, says the latest campaign from Public Health England.
If you made a New Year’s resolution to quit smoking, congratulations if you’ve managed to resist the urge to give in so far. However, giving up isn’t easy for most smokers, so don’t beat yourself up if you’re not exactly sailing through the experience.
According to the NHS, around 10 million adults in the UK smoke cigarettes (including 23 per cent of women and 25 per cent of men).