Smoking Cessation for patients
Smoking cessation support is offered to all patients on admittance to hospital
Advice is given on NRT, and patches are available for any patient who requests it.
The smoking cessation coordinator is available to visit any patient who so wishes. Advice is given on stopping smoking while in hospital, how to handle cravings and any other queries or concerns they might have. Advice is also given on NRT after discharge, staying stopped after discharge and information on where their closest support groups are.
At present there are two support clinics organised by the smoking cessation coordinator. One staff clinic and one clinic at the Ulster Hospital and one at Ards Hospital
South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust
Department of Public Health and Health Development Ards Hospital Church Street
Smoking Cessation Coordinator
Tel: 028 90511134
- Organisation management
- Promoting a healthy workplace
- Quaility of life improvement
- Working in partnership or collaboration with others
Date start: 01 June 2007
Project ongoing: Yes, the project is ongoing.
To offer advice and support to patients to help them stop smoking
To assist patients to stop smoking
Patients will stop smoking while in hospital
Patients will stay stopped after discharge with the support of the smoking cessation clinics
Has the project been evaluated: No, the project has not been evaluated.
Is an evaluation report available: No, an evaluation report is not available.