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Stop smoking support

If you want to give up smoking and are aged 12 and over, there's free and confidential one-to-one support programmes to help. Also available to pregnant women and those who smoke shisha.

You are 4 times more likely to quit with specialist support.

Help from registered GPs and pharmacies

All stop smoking services in Barnet are provided by an accredited stop smoking practitioner at registered GP surgeries (PDF) and pharmacies (PDF).

You can go to any of the listed pharmacies, but if you would like to attend a GP surgery you must be registered as a patient at that practice.

Map of stop smoking services in Barnet

This map and downloadable lists were last updated in February 2017. The next review date is June 2017.

Treatment

You will receive 5 weeks of free support and treatment.

The stop smoking adviser will:

  1. Discuss the treatment options with you
  2. Give you free nicotine replacement therapy to help you quit.
  3. Support you to set a quit date and agree treatment options
  4. Offer you weekly consultations, where you will be able to discuss your progress
  5. Monitor your carbon monoxide levels

Referrals

You do not need a referral to access the services.

Appointment and walk-ins

If you are attending your GP surgery you will need to make an appointment. You do not need to make an appointment to be seen at a pharmacy.

If I go to a pharmacy will I receive an assessment on the same day?

Yes, if there's a stop smoking adviser available.

Does the service include group treatment?

No, all support is one-to-one.

Will I be expected to go into the pharmacy or my GP every week?

It is important that you come in at least once for a face-to-face appointment. Then the adviser can answer any questions and retest your carbon monoxide levels. Other appointments can take place over the phone if necessary.

Email: barnetstopsmoking@harrow.gov.uk

Updated February 2017

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