West Coast PHO - Coast Quit
Mental Health & Addictions Service
Coast Quit is the West Coast PHO smoking cessation programme, provided by trained smoking cessation staff at your medical centre or local pharmacy.
Quit Smoking Programme
- Programme Areas
- Programme Type
Face to face smoking cessation
- Age Groups
Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua
- Referral Types
Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services
Cost Quit is provided at the following providers. Please contact your nearest provider for more information.
Click on the following links for contact details:
- Buller Medical Services
- Coast Medical Limited
- Fox Clinic
- Franz Clinic
- Te Nikau Health Centre
- Haast Clinic
- Hari Hari Clinic
- High Street Medical Centre 2015 Limited
- Karamea Health Clinic
- Lake Brunner Clinic
- Ngakawau Health Centre
- Reefton Health
- Westland Medical Centre
- Whataroa Clinic
This programme is also provided through community pharmacies in:
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.
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 your nearest provider for more information:
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This page was last updated at 4:19PM on January 21, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by West Coast PHO - Coast Quit.