Robust evidence shows that quitting with behavioural support and pharmacotherapy significantly increases smoking cessation rates. Less than 1 in 25 cold turkey quit attempts succeed, but with professional help and medication this increases 8-fold.
You are encouraged to refer patients to Quitline
Quitline provides a range of services from one contact call through to tailored programs that combine multiple calls with the provision of free nicotine replacement therapy (for some programs, an eligibility criteria will apply).
Quitline is available 7 days a week from 7am until 10pm. You can refer a patient to Quitline via the Quitline Referral Form.