NHS Stop Smoking Service
If you're looking to quit smoking, the NHS Stop Smoking Service at selected Boots pharmacies can help
Live a healthier life
If you're a smoker, stopping smoking can make a big difference to your health, as well as the health of your family and friends. It can improve your chances of living longer and you'll soon be feeling the benefits of giving up cigarettes. Even if you've been smoking for years, it's never too late to stop.
Helping you to stop smoking
We know quitting smoking can be hard, but we offer a range of options at Boots that may help you stop. One of those is the NHS Stop Smoking Service. You may want to use the service if you prefer a structured approach to controlling your cravings.
The NHS Stop Smoking Service varies across the country, but generally includes:
- Access to on-going support such as consultations with a trained advisor
- Advice on and supply of stop smoking medicines if they're suitable for you*
Speak to a pharmacist in store to check whether the service is available in your area and if it could be right for you.
*Charges may apply.
Benefits of quitting smoking
You're four times more likely to stop smoking if you use an NHS service to help you. Once you do stop, benefits will include:
- Healthier looking skin
- Improved breathing
- Reduced risk of suffering a heart attack and heart disease