Healthy Lungs

Here are some things you can do to help your lungs stay healthy:

Stay smoke-free

The single best thing you can do to prevent lung cancer is to not smoke.

If you do smoke and would like to stop, there is free, local and expert support available.

SmokeFree Hull provides free and confidential stop smoking services across Hull. For help and support to stop smoking contact SmokeFree Hull on 01482 977617 or visit

You are three times more likely to quit smoking with help from a Stop Smoking Service.

Get coughs checked

Symptoms of lung cancer can be hard to spot and can develop as a condition progresses.

If you develop a persistent cough that doesn’t go away after 2 or 3 weeks, or have chest infections that keep coming back, make an appointment to see your GP.

Book your lung health check appointment 

If you have received an invitation for a lung health check, please call the number on your letter to make an appointment.