Stop Smoking Service

Visit your local Allied Pharmacy to take advantage of our health services.

About this service

What is the Stop Smoking service?  

Did you know, smoking tobacco is proven to be the leading cause of premature death in the UK?  

To boost prevention, UK pharmacies are offering the NHS Stop Smoking service to minimize this common risk. Pharmacists provide those who wish to quit smoking with advice and treatment on how to stop being nicotine dependent.  

However, it is important to note that the Stop Smoking service is a local service and the specifics of this scheme may vary. Therefore, we recommend that you speak to one of our pharmacists for further information and clarification. 


Who can access the Stop Smoking service?  

To locate and access our Stop Smoking service, it is advised for individuals to use our postcode locator. Not only does this help those discover where and how to access this service but determine if this service is for them. 

By going in-store, our pharmacists are readily available to assist individuals in need of medical and professional help to overcome their dependency on nicotine.  


What is provided in the Stop Smoking service? 

The appropriate advice and treatment provided, to patients through our Stop Smoking service, include:  

  • On-going support, such as consultations  
  • Carbon monoxide testing (this is not always included in smoking cessation services) 
  • Coping strategies 
  • How to take NRT  
  • Access to stop smoking medications  
  • Advice on the health benefits of quitting smoking 
  • Information on the symptoms of nicotine withdrawal 


Do I have to pay for this service?  

As Stop Smoking is an NHS service, pharmacist advice and support are free of charge. For smoking cessation treatments some fees may apply, apart from those who are exempt from prescription charges. 


How can a pharmacist help? 

As well as providing support and help, at Allied Pharmacies our pharmacists are able refer you to other local NHS Stop Smoking services.  

If you wish to speak to one of our pharmacists for further information on how to best receive assistance regarding our Stop Smoking service, please get in touch. 


Where can I access this service? 

You can find an Allied Pharmacy that provides this service by entering your postcode above. This will give you with a list of nearby pharmacies with their addresses and opening hours. 

You can also look for an Allied Pharmacy here, where you will find contact details such as a phone number, email address and directions. This will enable you to contact your local pharmacy for any queries or information regarding our Stop Smoking service and more. 

Locations offering this service

Acklam Road Pharmacy

89 Acklam Road, Middlesborough,

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Allied Pharmacy - Gloucester

28 Southgate Street, Gloucester,

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Allied Pharmacy - Green Lane

17 Green Lane, Tuebrook, Liverpool,
L13 7DT

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