Islanders with mental health problem aren't being given the support they need to quit smoking.
That's according to a UK based Nurse Consultant who visited the Princess Elizabeth Hospital for a meeting on Monday 21st January.
Mary Yates lead a session talking about tobacco, its link with physical and mental health and how to get help with cutting down or quitting.
Those with mental health conditions are more than twice as likely to smoke and kicking the habit can have a positive impact.
Smoking remains the major cause of early death and disease in Guernsey according to the States.