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Gateshead Stop Smoking Service

Get Support from your local Stop Smoking Service in Gateshead

People in Gateshead can get help to stop smoking at local GP practices and pharmacies.

Services offer a 12 week free support programme, which can include evening and weekends, with access to nicotine replacement therapy at prescription prices. Studies show that people are four times more likely to quit with help from a local stop smoking service.

Pharmacy Providers

Asda Pharmacy, Metrocentre: 0191 460 2981

Ashchem Pharmacy, Bensham: 0191 477 2280

Beacon View Pharmacy: 0191 487 2121

Bestway Well Pharmacy, Beaconsfield Rd: 0191 487 5927

Bestway Well Pharmacy, Prince Consort Rd: 0191 477 5349

Bestway Well Pharmacy, Whickham: 0191 488 5296

Bestway Well, Birtley: 0191 410 3135

Bestway Well, The Crescent, Dunston: 0191 460 4687

Boots, 544 Durham Road: 0191 487 6519

Boots, Booth Street, Felling: 0191 438 5058

Boots, Dene Terrace, Ryton: 0191 413 2130

Boots, Elvaston Road, Gateshead: 0191 413 2479

Boots, Felling Health Centre: 0191 438 4300

Boots, Metrocentre: 0191 493 2055

Boots, Prince Consort Road: 0191 477 1140

Boots Team Valley: 0191 491 4348

Fairmans Pharmacy, Pelaw: 0191 469 2124

Centrechem: 0191 477 1480

K & A Pharmacy, Old Durham Road: 0191 477 2797

Lloyds Pharmacy, Greenside:  0191 413 2484

LLoyds Pharmacy, Coatsworth Road: 0191 477 1616

Lloyds Pharmacy, Birtley: 0191 410 2198

Lloyds Pharmacy, Teams: 0191 460 7497

Lloyds Pharmacy, Wrekenton: 0191 487 4258

Lloyds Pharmacy, 13 Bewick Road: 0191 477 4456

Lobley Hill Pharmacy, 72 Malvern Gardens: 0191 420 0213

N & B Chemist, Liddle Terrace: 0191 477 6742

RG Young, 33 Sheriff’s Highway: 0191 482 6457

Rowlands, Saltwell Road: 0191 477 1665

Rowlands, Leam Lane: 0191 469 2410

Tesco Pharmacy, Trinity Square: 0191 403 1847

Well Pharmacy, Durham Road: 0191 410 3135

Whickham Pharmacy, Front Street: 0191 488 0956

Whitworths, Wrekenton Health Centre: 0191 487 8733

GP Providers

Beacon View Medical Centre

Bewick Road Surgery 

Birtley Medical Group

Blaydon Health Centre 

Bridges Medical Practice

Central Gateshead Medical Group

Chainbridge Medical Partnership

Chopwell Primary Healthcare

Crawcrook Medical Centre

Crowhall Medical Group

Elvaston Rd Surgery

Fell Cottage Surgery

Fell Tower

Glenpark Medical Centre 

Grange Rd Medical Practice

Hollyhurst Medical Centre

Longrigg Medical Centre 

Millenium Family Practice

Oldwell Medical Partnership

Rowlands Gill Medical Centre

St Albans Medical Group

Sunniside Surgery

Teams Medical Practice

The Whickham Practice

Wrekenton Medical Group

Further resources and information

Further information about the risks of smoking, smoking services, why it’s important to stop and tips on how to quit can be accessed on the following websites:

  • Gateshead Stop Smoking Service Facebook Page - Health Campaign and local information 
  • FRESHNE - a dedicated programme to tackle smoking in the North East.
  • NHS Smokefree offers Quit Kits, face-to-face support, a mobile app, and email and text support.
  • NHS Choices - lots of information on how to stop smoking and the benefits you’ll enjoy.
  • NHS Smoking Helpline -  speak to a trained counsellor on 0800 169 0 169.
  • Quit  - a national charity aiming to reduce smoking related deaths.
  • ASH - a public health charity focused on eliminating the harm caused by tobacco

APPS to download that can help you quit

NHS Smokefree

Our Smokefree app can help you stop smoking by providing daily support and motivation. If you stay smokefree for the 4-week programme you’re up to five times more likely to stay quit for good.

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