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Cowper Hub, Grey Base Hospital

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Buller Health Hospital

Description

Formerly West Coast DHB - Stop Smoking Services

Provides inpatient and outpatient support for West Coast DHB patients wanting help to quit smoking.

Staff

Services are delivered by specialist stop smoking nurses and advisors.

Charges

Visits are free to the smokefree cessation advisors and NRT is subsidised.

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Hours

Cowper Hub, Grey Base Hospital

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Thu 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Buller Health Hospital

Mon – Tue 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Wed 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Languages Spoken

English

Programmes

Stop Smoking and Smokefree Pregnancy Incentives Programme

West Coast DHB provides inpatient and outpatient support for patients, or anyone in the West Coast, wanting help to quit. Smokefree cessation advisors are employed by Grey Base and Buller Hospitals. Greymouth cessation advisor is based in the Cowper Hub, Greymouth, and the Buller cessation advisor is based in Dunsford Ward at Buller Hospital. They provide face to face support and NRT onsite and home visits if required. Appointments and sessions are flexible to suit client need. Appointment times are within normal working hours during the week and can be scheduled as often as required. Support is usually on a one-to-one basis and partners are welcome. Further groups can be facilitated if requested. Smokefree Pregnancy Incentives Programme Are you pregnant and wanting help to stop smoking? This 12-week programme provides you with ongoing support to quit and NRT (if needed) PLUS New World vouchers for every week you stay smokefree. You can gain smokefree rewards of up to $300 while on this programme – and a further $50 voucher if you are smokefree two weeks after baby is born. The incentives programme has now been extended to cover smokefree support for the first four months after the baby is born.

Programme Areas

Smoking cessation

Programme Type

Face to face smoking cessation, Maternal smoking cessation

Regions

West Coast

Age Groups

Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Please contact us directly.

Description

West Coast DHB provides inpatient and outpatient support for patients, or anyone in the West Coast, wanting help to quit.

Smokefree cessation advisors are employed by Grey Base and Buller Hospitals. Greymouth cessation advisor is based in the Cowper Hub, Greymouth, and the Buller cessation advisor is based in Dunsford Ward at Buller Hospital. They provide face to face support and NRT onsite and home visits if required.

Appointments and sessions are flexible to suit client need. Appointment times are within normal working hours during the week and can be scheduled as often as required. Support is usually on a one-to-one basis and partners are welcome. Further groups can be facilitated if requested.

Smokefree Pregnancy Incentives Programme

Are you pregnant and wanting help to stop smoking?

This 12-week programme provides you with ongoing support to quit and NRT (if needed) PLUS New World vouchers for every week you stay smokefree. You can gain smokefree rewards of up to $300 while on this programme – and a further $50 voucher if you are smokefree two weeks after baby is born.

The incentives programme has now been extended to cover smokefree support for the first four months after the baby is born.

Additional Details

Face to face / Kanohi ki te Kanohi

Contact Details

Cowper Hub, Grey Base Hospital

West Coast

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

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This page was last updated at 8:48AM on December 15, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Stop Smoking Services | West Coast | Te Whatu Ora.