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Ridge Meadows Smoking Cessation ClinicRidge Meadows Smoking Cessation Clinic
11666 Laity StV2X 5A3 Maple Ridge
Contact name:
Stacey McNeilly
Contact phone:
604-463-1820
Address:
11666 Laity St
City:
Maple Ridge
Postal code:
V2X 5A3
Description:
This clinic offers group education one evening a month from 6-8 pm. The clinic is set up in the Rehab room at RMH and is free of charge. Individual smoking sessions are available if a physician books them in.
Other information:
Physician Support: Dr. Francis Ervin (Internal Medicine, Respirology) and Dr. Winston Tsui (Cardiology and Internal Medicine) support and refer patients to the clinic. The clinic accepts physician and self referrals Group Facilitators: The lead facilitator/educator is a Respiratory Therapist, Stacy McNeilly, who is a Certified Tobacco Educator. Her Respiratory colleagues Greg Skeeles, also a Certified Tobacco Educator, and Dave Wallace are also involved in the clinic. Facilitator/Educator Training: Smoking cessation training is required. At RMH staff under took the following: • Certified Tobacco Educator Course (Stacey and Greg) • QuitNow full-day workshop conducted David Forbes, Pharmacist (multiple people as 10 were required to run the course) • TEACH (Tobacco Enhancement in Applied Cessation Counselling and Health) (Stacey) Those interested in attending the clinic can call 604-463-1820 for next available session. Ridge Meadows Hospital is located in Maple Ridge (11666 Laity St, Maple Ridge, BC V2X 5A3)

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