Healthy Peterborough

Support & Useful Links - Smoking

Your FREE local stop smoking service

Did you know that you're up to four times more likely to quit successfully with the help of your local stop smoking service?

Services staffed by NCSCT trained stop smoking advisors are available all over the city, including GP Practices, Peterborough City Hospital, community settings, and some local pharmacies. They provide one-to-one support for up to 12 weeks while you work towards your quit date.

Find your nearest NHS Stop Smoking Service by calling the Healthy Peterborough Service locally on 01733 894540, or nationally on 0800 376 56 55 to speak to a trained advisor. Alternatively, email healthy.peterborough@nhs.net.


Talk to your GP

Many people don't realise that their GP can help them quit smoking. Your doctor can support you by referring you to a specialised 'stop smoking' clinic where you will be prescribed nicotine replacement therapy such as patches and gum, or stop smoking medication such as Champix. You will also be offered one to one behavioral support to help deal with your cravings.

Visit your local pharmacy

Stop smoking services are also on offer at many pharmacies as part of local NHS Stop Smoking Services. As well as getting nicotine replacement therapy, such as nicotine gum or patches, or other stop-smoking medication, you'll meet with your specialist smoking advisor to discuss your progress. Please enquire at your local pharmacy to see if they provide stop smoking advice.

Peterborough pharmacies currently providing a Stop Smoking Service (this information may change):

Rowlands Pharmacy - Craig St

Boots Pharmacy - Bretton Centre

Boots Pharmacy - Eye

Boots Pharmacy - Hampton

Boots Pharmacy - Queensgate

Botolph Pharmacy

City Pharmacy

Co-op Pharmacy - Paston

Graham Young Chemist

Lloyds Pharmacy - Bushfield

MI Pharmacy Werrington

Netherton Pharmacy

Newborough Pharmacy

Sainsburys Pharmacy - Bretton

Sainsburys Pharmacy - Oxney Road

West town Chemist


Useful links

Millions of people have used Smokefree support to help them stop smoking. The following links provide information about the harms of smoking, the benefits of quitting and the support to help you, from app and tools to Quit Kits to face-to-face guidance.





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Healthy Peterborough is led by:
  • Peterborough City Council
  • Peterborough Pharmacies
  • Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust