You will receive free behavioral support for up to 6 weeks with your consultant, and you may have to pay for any prescriptions you may need. We can give you advice on the most cost-effective way to get the medicine you need.

Smoking cessation consultant:

  1. discuss treatment options with you
  2. advises you on a range of replacement therapies, medications and e-cigarettes
  3. supports you to set a release date and agree on treatment options
  4. Offer regular phone consultations where you can discuss your progress
  5. work with you to fight passion and help you cope with any problem to help you stay 100% smoke-free

Currently, all support is one-on-one, but in some places there may be group sessions depending on social exclusion measures.

Electronic Cigarettes or Vaping (Electronic Cigarettes or Vape)

Due to the limitations of the COVID-19 Pandemic, vape stores are not open for walking, but many remain accessible online or by phone, so call or contact them directly.

E-cigarettes provide nicotine without harmful chemicals from cigarette smoke in a manner similar to Nicotine Replacement Therapies (patches / chewing gum / sprays). Experts agree that they are 95% safer than continuing to smoke. Learn more about use of electronic cigarettes

They are not currently available with a smoking cessation prescription, but if you want to use them, we fully support their inclusion in your smoking cessation attempt, as they provide you with nicotine and behavioral support while you quit smoking.

Talk to your smoking cessation counselor and they will tell you the best ways to get the most out of smoking.

It is always important to buy vape equipment from reputable retailers, you can Search the Vape store website for them in your area.

Phone support

Stop Smoking London offers a special telephone service for anyone who wants to stop. This option can be easier, because you can access it anywhere and at a more flexible time.

Please note that medicines will not be available from this service, so you will need to get them yourself.

You can call the helpline to talk to a specially trained consultant. Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and Saturday-Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. If you have London resident, you must report this over the phone.

Quit smoking London Helpline: 0300 123 1044

Text message support

Stop Smoking London now offers a motivational text messaging service to Barnet residents.

They will Send motivational text messages to your phone to help you quit smoking. Simply enter your information to receive daily tips and encouragement during your smoking cessation journey.

Visit Stop Smoking London to access this service


We have now partnered with Smoke Free, a leading mobile phone software provider

The Smoke Free service includes many smoking cessation methods and organizes conversations with accredited consultants.

You still need access to medicines through a provider pharmacy or GP surgery, alternatively you can finance them yourself or buy vape.

If you would like to use this free additional support, please email

Other mobile phone applications can be found here Stop smoking London website

Start your Barnet Non-Smoking Travel Form

Another alternative treatment is to fill out the Barnet Council Start You Smoke Free Journey Form and get help from our local doctor or pharmacy’s trained smoking cessation consultants.

General queries

Send us an email for general inquiries about smoking cessation services or contact your doctor or pharmacy directly.