NHS Borders Quit4Good - Borders General Hospital inpatient Support

Areas covered: Scottish Borders

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One to One Support

What this services offers

If you are going into hospital and would like support to stop smoking, services for inpatients are´┐Żavailable in the Borders General Hospital. Intensive support is provided during a patient's stay, as well as Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) on discharge and telephone follow up by a local stop smoking advisor in the community.

The BGH Support Worker is available Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm.

How to contact this service

Smokers can self-refer to the service via the smoking information line on 0844 8118180. In-patients are most commonly referred by the ward doctor.

The Information Line is open Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm, to give information about local services, put names on waiting list, give leaflets and take referrals. An out of hours answering facility is available.

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The BGH Support Worker is available Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm.

Helpline: 0844 8118180