Pregnant smokers offered £100 to quit23rd January 2009
A NHS trust has said it will give pregnant women vouchers up to the value of £100 if they manage to stop smoking.
North-East Essex NHS Trust will be give pregnant women a £20 voucher if they stop for one week, then £40 if they stop for a month and another £40 if they quit for a year. Sue White, who heads the North East Essex scheme, said: "We hope by offering this added incentive of shopping vouchers it could make the difference with some women between kicking the habit or carrying on smoking."
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Title: Pregnant smokers offered £100 to quit
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 9926
Date Added: 23rd Jan 2009