We're here to help you stop smoking. For good.

Call us on 0800 772 0565
Or text 'DURHAM' to 62277

Ways we can help you quit

Ways we can help you quit

Clinicsand in-person support


Drop-ins are a convenient way of having the support of an advisor without having to make an appointment or contact your GP surgery. Drop-in clinics are offered at a range of venues, days and times across County Durham, and are a flexible approach to your quit.

One-to-one clinics

One-to-one clinics, like drop-ins, are available across a number of locations including GP surgeries and pharmacies across County Durham. Clinics are offered on a range of days and times and are available on an appointment system. One-to-one clinics offer you individual support with your advisor.

Support by phone

Telephone support

Please ring 0800 772 0565 for an appointment

During the appointment your practitioner will take details about your smoking, medications and discuss setting a quit date (please have a list of your medications to hand).

Your practitioner will discuss with you which Stop Smoking medications are available and most suitable.

We will request either: A Prescription to your GP (Champix) or a Voucher to a local pharmacy (Nicotine Replacement Therapy).

Your treatment will last up to 12 weeks with weekly telephone appointments offering advice and support to help you become smoke free.

Important Information

Please contact the service or your practitioner if you cannot attend your appointment.

If products are unsuitable or your supply is running low please be advised you will need to allow 48 hours for our service to request these for you.

*Champix: We will request your Champix direct to your GP surgery – Please allow your GP surgery a minimum of 48 hours to process. You must inform your practitioner when you have 7 days of tablets left to allow time to process your next prescription.

Nicotine Replacement Therapy: A voucher will be emailed to a participating pharmacy, within County Durham, of your choice. Please collect your products weekly. We ask you attend your pharmacy 2 – 3 days before your supply runs out as they may need time to order your product into stock.

*Champix is currently unavailable on prescription until further notice.