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West Coast PHO - Coast Quit

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Description

Coast Quit is the West Coast PHO smoking cessation programme, provided by trained smoking cessation staff at your medical centre or local pharmacy. 

Programmes

Quit Smoking Programme

Programme Areas

Smoking cessation

Programme Type

Face to face smoking cessation

Regions

West Coast

Age Groups

Youth, Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Cost Quit is provided at the following providers. Please contact your nearest provider for more information.

Click on the following links for contact details:

This programme is also provided through community pharmacies in:

Description

Our smoking cessation programme is based on Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) patches, gum or lozenges, to reduce the withdrawal effects from stopping smoking; and one-to-one support sessions for several weeks, while you make the lifestyle change from smoker to ex-smoker. Other medication options (e.g. Champix or Zyban) may also be available, through consultation with your GP.

Your Coast Quit support person is there to offer advice and encouragement, to help you keep on track during the first few weeks.

Fees

The Coast Quit programme is subsidized by West Coast PHO making it low cost to patients.

The maximum you will pay for a Coast Quit appointment/consult is $2.50.

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 9:16AM on February 20, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by West Coast PHO - Coast Quit.