Smoking Cessation Clinics
At present, there are a number of smoking cessation clinics run by Tung Wah Group of Hospitals (TWGHs) (subvented by Department of Health (DH)), the Pok Oi Hospital (subvented by DH), Hospital Authority (HA) and various organisations. Some private doctors and private hospitals also provide smoking cessation services that smokers may join.
Tung Wah Group of Hospitals
The Department of Health collaborates with the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals to launch a community-based smoking cessation programme. The programme provides the public with easily accessible smoking cessation clinical service and educational activities. Several Integrated Centres on Smoking Cessation are established by the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals to provide the community with free smoking cessation services in various time frames including evening hours and weekends. The service has commenced since January 2009.
Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Integrated Centre on Smoking Cessation
For enquiry or appointment, please call the Integrated Smoking Cessation Hotline of DH at 1833 183 ( Press 2 )
Smoking Cessation and Counselling Centres
For enquiry or appointment, please call the Integrated Smoking Cessation Hotline of DH at 1833 183 ( Press 3 ) or Quitline : 2300 7272
Pok Oi Hospital
Pok Oi Smoking Cessation Service using Traditional Chinese Medicine
With effect from 1 April 2010, DH collaborates with Pok Oi Hospital (POH) for the provision of smoking cessation programme using traditional Chinese medicine.
The programme covers a comprehensive range of activities and services including smoking cessation service, education for the public and research projects. Free smoking cessation services including counselling and acupuncture are provided by POH Chinese medicine practitioners in 20 mobile clinics which serve over 100 locations at different districts. A Chinese Medicine Community Health Care Centre is established to support these mobile clinics.
For enquiry or appointment, please call the Integrated Smoking Cessation Hotline of DH at 1833 183 ( Press 4 ) or Hotline for Pok Oi Smoking Cessation Service using traditional Chinese Medicine: 2607 1222.
United Christian Nethersole Community Health Service (UCNCHS)
Smoking Cessation Programme for Ethnic Minorities and New Immigrants
DH has collaborated with UCNCHS since 2013 to implement the programme. It aims to provide smoking cessation service mainly to the ethnic minorities and new immigrants. The service is also open to the local population of Hong Kong. The core smoking cessation clinic is located at Tin Shui Wai. Services are also provided at four satellite clinics located at Jordan, Kwun Tong (Wo Lok), Lam Tin (Kwong Tin), and Tai Po (Kwong Fuk). All smoking cessation services are provided free of charge.
Hotline: 3156 9012 / 2344 3019