Cigarette smoking is the leading preventable cause of mortality. Just some figures:
- Smoking kills more than 7.1 million people every year. This will reach 10 Million of deaths by 2020.
- Smoking causes 30 % of all cancer deaths.
- Smoking causes 18% of all deaths in developed world
- Smoking takes 10-15 years off your life
Smokers who quit smoking reduce their risk of developing and dying from tobacco-related diseases such heart disease, lung disease, kidney failure, infection, or cancer. It can also lower your chances of getting osteoporosis, a condition that makes your bones weak. Plus, quitting smoking can help your skin look younger.
King’s Smoking Cessation Programme
5 week programme- 1 Session per week
✓ An Individualised Action- plan
✓ Choosing the right Nicotine replacement therapy or alternative medication to suit you, to help you quit smoking for good
✓ Behavioural support
✓ Management of Cravings and Urges
✓ Addressing difficult situations
✓ Guidance on making positive lifestyle changes
✓ Helping you Identify as an Ex-smoker
✓ Carbon Monoxide monitoring (Only done in the 1:1 consultation at the hospital)
Choose from one of our two programmes that is most suitable for you.
1- Online Video Consultations Led by Pulmonologist Dr Asif Sattar
Appointments available Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from 10:00 am-17:30 pm.
Sessions 1, 3 and 5 you will have a video consultation with Dr Asif Sattar.
Session 2 and 4 you will receive telephone support from our Nurse Katie Neighbour who will arrange telephone appointment with you.
Price of programme-AED 1650
2- In person consultations held at Kings College Hospital London Dubai Led by Pulmonologist Dr Emad Kowatli
Appointments available Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 10:00 am till 16:30 pm.
Sessions 1, 3 and 5 will be a consultation in person with Dr Emad Kowatli, this will include Vital sign monitoring and Carbon Monoxide monitoring.
Session 2 and 4 you will receive telephone support from Nurse Katie Neighbour who will arrange telephone appointments with you.
Price of programme- AED 2200