Now is the time to quit smoking

August 7th, 2020

If there is one thing we can all agree on at the moment, it’s that it’s important to ensure we are as fit and healthy as we can possibly be.

Quitting smoking has many great benefits, in fact it is the one thing shown to make the biggest positive impact on your health. It is also great for your family’s health and for your wallet too.

Every day, New Zealanders are quitting smoking to enjoy these benefits. Nobody will pretend stopping smoking is easy, but if you are thinking about quitting, and you feel the time is right for you to make the change from being a smoker to a non-smoker, we can help.

How we can help

Quitting smoking is one of the best decisions you’ll ever make. If you’re ready to quit smoking, we’re ready to help.

Please ask our nurses or doctors for advice and support to help you quit smoking. There are many options available to help you quit smoking. Your doctor or nurse will work with you to find the best treatment option to fit your lifestyle.

There are many support options you can utilise during your journey to quit smoking:

  • Phone support
  • Online support
  • Text support
  • Nicotine patches, gum and lozenges
  • Referral to a face-to-face service