Stop Smoking Service

Millions of people quit smoking every year and you could be one of them. Choosing to quit smoking is a huge decision to make and people often embark on the journey more than once before finally having success.

What is a stop smoking service?

Stop smoking services are free, friendly and can massively boost your chances of quitting for good, providing you the following:

  • Access to a trainer adviser for on-going advice and support
  • Information on stop smoking medicines and supply if suitable for you*

Your trusted local pharmacy can signpost you to your local stop smoking service, and can also offer the help and guidance you may need in order to take the first steps to a smoke-free lifestyle.

Don’t feeling guilty if you’ve tried to quit smoking before and it’s not worked out. Smoking is extremely addictive and it’s no easy journey. That’s why your pharmacy is there to help to reach that support as quickly and easily as possible.

Hand putting out a cigarette

Visit your pharmacy today to find your nearest stop smoking service.  

Stop smoking advisors are experts in providing accurate information and proven methods to help you quit smoking for good, you can meet them in person or may be able to have a virtual session via phone or video call**.

Everyone is different, which is why they’ll listen and learn to understand you as a person in order to determine the best possible path moving forward to a better, healthier lifestyle.

Read our tips to stop smoking here

Types of stop smoking sessions

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Once your pharmacy has signposted you, you’ll likely be offered a one-to-one appointment with your advisor where you’ll learn about the service, and they will learn about you in order to give you the best possible service and support.

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Group Session

Group and drop-in services may also be available to help you learn from other people going through a similar situation as yourself, gaining valuable knowledge and further determining the best possible route for you as an individual to take.

*Charges may apply for supply

**Service models vary across regions