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Stopping smoking is the one single thing you can do to dramatically increase your chances of living a longer life.

Seeing a local CGL stop smoking adviser is free and will massively boost your chances of quitting. You can work with a trained adviser alone or in a group. Your adviser will give you advice about Nicotine Replacement therapy and other stop smoking aids available on prescription.

The Newcastle Stop Smoking Service is available in many pharmacies, some GP practices and other familiar places in the city such as the Grainger Market and some community centres.

People who stop smoking with the help of NHS stop smoking services are four times more likely to be successful and to remain quit after a year.  

How to quit smoking

Stop smoking drop in sessions

To ensure the easiest possible access to our Stop Smoking Service, there are drop in sessions taking place across the city.

Remember, you don’t need to make an appointment and can just turn up at a time and location that suits you. If you’re ready to quit this is the perfect way to drop in and stop.

Call 0191 269 1103 or text 07809 105837 today to find out where your nearest service is. You can also follow the CGL Stop Smoking Service on Twitter  @quit_newcastle or search for Newcastle Stop Smoking Service on Facebook; Newcastle Stop Smoking Service Their email address is

You can also drop into one of the free stop smoking sessions taking place every week. No appointment is necessary and you can attend any venue offering sessions, regardless of where you live in the city. The current free community drop-in sessions are listed below.

For text or web support, to order a free Quit Pack or to download the Smokefree NHS App, click here.

Monday The Beacon Centre, Westgate Road, NE4 9PQ. 10.30am - 11.30am
Molineux Centre, Byker, NE6 1SG. 9.30am - 11.30am
Denton Burn Library, West Road, NE15 7QQ. 2.30pm - 4.30pm
Ponteland Road Walk In, Cowgate, NE5 3AE. 2pm - 4.30pm
Oxford Centre, Longbenton, NE12 8LT. 4.00pm - 5.30pm
Tuesday Newcastle Library, City Centre, NE1 8AX. 10am - 11.30am
Walker Centre, Church Walk, NE6 3BS. 2.30pm - 4.30pm
Newbiggin Hall Children Centre, NE5 1LZ. 2.30pm – 4.30pm
Molineux Centre, Byker, NE6 1SG. 5pm – 7pm
​Throckley Community Hall, NE15 9EL. 10am - 12noon
Wednesday St Martins Centre, Walker, NE6 2RJ. 8.30am – 10.30am
West End Library, Condercum Road, NE4 9JH. 10am - 11.30am
Outer West Pool, West Denton, NE5 2QZ. 5pm – 7pm
Thursday Grainger Market, City Centre, NE1 5AE. 11.30am – 12.30pm
Lemington Centre, Tyne View, NE15 8RZ. 11.30am - 12.30pm
Kingston Park Surgery, Community Room. NE3 2HB. 3pm - 5pm
Friday Kenton Centre, Hillsview Avenue, NE3 3QJ. 10am – 12noon
Cruddas Park Centre, Community Room, NE2 7JT. 1.30pm – 4.30pm

Useful links

  • For more information on stopping smoking and handy tools and tips, visit the NHS Choices website here.
  • For more information on the 16 cancers that smoking causes and tips on how to stop smoking, visit the Quit 16 website here.
  • For more information on Stoptober go to:
  • ​For more information on protecting others from secondhand smoke exposure go to
  • For information on smoking and the work being undertaken in the North East of England to tackle it, please visit Fresh; Smoke Free North East's website here.
  • Find out more about our work as a member of the Smoke Free Newcastle partnership.
Page last updated: 
4 October 2017
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