Address

Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre, Vancouver General Hospital

2775 Laurel Street, 7th floor

Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1M9

Thoracic Office Hours:

9:00am - 4:00pm Monday - Friday

Closed 12:00-1:00pm for lunch, weekends, and statutory holidays

Contact

604-875-5388

604-875-5828

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Quit Smoking Your Way

Quitting smoking before your surgery decreases your risk of pneumonia. 
Did you know it is NORMAL to try to quit many times? The key to quitting for good is to KEEP TRYING.
We have many FREE quit smoking personalized resources to quit.
Click the links below to find the best fit for you to do the best thing for your health.
Even in as little as 20 minutes of not smoking, your body starts to heal.
It's never too late!

VCH Smoking Cessation Clinic

The clinic provides free one-on-one personalized support by a doctor or nurse trained in tobacco dependence and is available by self-referral (you can call yourself!).

Call 604-875-4800 (press "2").

QuitNow Help-line

QuitNow offers a confidential, free helpline that is available 24/7 to all British Columbians.


Call toll-free: 1-877-455-2233 or go online at QuitNow.ca.


 Text QUITNOW to 654321 for text support, or text CHAT to 654321 for live text chat with a quit coach.

BC Smoking Cessation Program

The BC Smoking Cessation Program covers the costs of prescription and non-prescription smoking cessation aids for BC residents. Visit the BC Smoking Cessation Program website for more information.