Stop Smoking Service
Let Darling’s Pharmacy help you stop smoking forever!
Are you looking for tips on how to quit smoking? We know that quitting is no easy task. That is why we offer competent advice, support and a range of in-store and online products to help you achieve your goals.
Nicotine replacement therapy
Self-control may not be enough to stop smoking immediately, which is perfectly good. Not only can you offer a range of nicotine products that fit your lifestyle, but you can also get help from nicotine replacement therapy (TRN).
Although nicotine replacement therapy is not entirely risk-free, it is an effective way to deal with your cravings and support your addiction.
It is normal for nicotine to be rapidly excreted from your body when you quit smoking, so those withdrawal symptoms such as:
- Bad mood
- Feel irritated
- Difficulty concentrating
Did you know? Does using combination therapy increase the likelihood of termination by 50 to 70% compared to those who don’t use anything? **
Common anti-smoking products are nicotine patches, lozenges, sprays, liquids and vapours, rubber inhalers. There are even apps that can help you with this and provide schedules that inspire you and achieve your goals. It’s about what works for you.
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New Medication Service
New Medicine Service (NMS) If you're prescribed a medicine to treat a long-term condition for the first time, you may be able to get extra help and advice about your medicine from your Darling's pharmacy.
Emergency contraception can prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex or if the contraception you have used has failed – for example, a condom has split or you have missed a pill.
You can now order your NHS repeat prescriptions online with Darling's. Ordering your NHS prescriptions online with Darling's takes the hassle out repeat prescriptions.
Medicines Use Review
MUR is a planned face-to-face consultation between a pharmacist and a patient to discuss their medicines, both prescribed and non-prescribed.
Stop Smoking Service
Your Local Darling's Pharmacy can advise you of the products available to prevent your cravings and can signpost you to your nearest stop smoking service.
Monitored Dosage Systems
At Darling's Pharmacy we offer a Monitored Dosage System that can help patients who take a lot of different medications at different times of day.
"Think Pharmacy 1st" Minor Ailments Service
The "Think Pharmacy 1st" Minor Ailments Service aims to enable more patients to access NHS treatment and advice without requiring a GP or A&E.
FREE Prescription Delivery Service
We over a prescription delivery service free of charge accross South Tyneside.
We aim to deliver your prescription to you within 24 hours of us receiving it from your GP. We also off a late afternoon service for any urgent medications such as antibiotics.
For patients who receive a Monitored Dosage System, this will be delivered on the same day of the week each time. If you have multiple deliveries in a week, we will combine these into one but only if it is safe and appropriate to do so.
If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us on 0191 455 4551 or by emailing your nominated branch.