Get ready to quit smoking

Preparation can help you stop smoking.

To get ready to quit:


If you are using a prescription medicine such as varenicline (Champix), you need to start taking it about 10 days before your quit date.

Getting the right support and medicines can increase your chances of quitting by 3 to 4 times. Contact us for help and advice.

Page last reviewed: 5 October 2022
Next review due: 5 October 2025