Smoking is the leading preventable cause of premature deaths from cancer, heart and lung diseases. . Studies have shown that the combination of counselling and medication is the most effective way to quit smoking.
The SGH smoking cessation program provides a holistic assessment, counselling and medication to those who would like to quit smoking but are not sure where to begin or how to continue. During the one-hour session in the wards or the outpatient clinic, our smoking cessation counsellors would listen to your struggles, provide the necessary support and treatment. Starting from your first counselling session, the program is personalized based on your progress and may last from 3 months to 1 year to keep your quit momentum going. Video consultation is also available for eligible patients.
Currently, the outpatient smoking cessation clinic is available on Monday AM, Tuesday PM, Wednesday AM and Friday PM (except for Public Holiday).
If you or your loved ones are currently warded in SGH and would like to be seen by our smoking cessation counsellor, please approach any of the ward nurses for more information.
To find out more about the smoking cessation service in SGH outpatient clinic, you can contact us at:
Hotline: (65) 6326 5361 (8am-5pm, Mon-Fri)
Use the Health Hub/Health Buddy App to request for an appointment.
Start today and commit to quit smoking for yourself and your loved ones.
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