To reduce the health impact of smoking on the community the Bay
of Plenty District Health Board has staff working in Smokefree
Health Promotion, enforcement of the Smokefree Environments Act and
assisting people to quit smoking.
Quit Smoking Services supports smokers who wish to quit
smoking. The service is available to all BOPDHB patients,
staff and their families or whanau.
For those wishing to quit smoking or make changes in their lives
(eg making cars or homes smoke free), Quit Smoking Services
individual coaching and can provide Nicotine Replacement Therapy
All BOPDHB buildings and grounds are completely smokefree.
Patients admitted to hospital can ask for nicotine replacement
therapy to assist with withdrawal symptoms
All visitors are expected to respect the Smokefree policy of
The Smokefree/ Auahi Kore Health Promotion Advisers organise
projects and initiatives aimed at reducing the uptake of smoking in
young people, encouraging smokers to quit and reducing the impact
of smoking on the community. They promote Smokefree environments
including homes and cars and work with marae, local bodies, sports
clubs and other groups and organisations around smoke free
The Smokefree Action programme runs in many local secondary
schools, encourages pupils to come up with their own ways to
promote a Smokefree Lifestyle.
The Bay of Plenty DHB is not responsible for the contents
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as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links
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of the linked pages.
January 18, 2017