How can we help?

Belfast Trust can help you to quit smoking. 

In Hospital:

The Health Improvement department runs a Smoking Cessation Service which provides help and support for patients and staff who are motivated to stop smoking.

The support is arranged at a time and venue that suits your needs and can be one-to-one, group or telephone support.

This service is offered by trained Smoking Cessation Specialists. If you are a patient and would like support to stop smoking - ask a member of staff to get in contact with either Anne or Paul depending on what Hospital you are in.

Anne O’Brien - Provides support for patients in the Royal Hospital, Mater Hospital and staff working in the North and West locality and can be contacted at: 
Tel (028) 9063 5215
email: anne.o’

Paul O’Kane - Provides support for patients in the Belfast City Hospital, Musgrave Park Hospital, Knockbracken site and staff working in the South and East locality.
Tel (028) 9026 3627

The Belfast Health and Social Care Trust's Health Improvement Team and Woman's and Maternity Services, through Public Health Agency funding have employed 2 part-time midwives to work in the Mater Maternity Unit and the Royal Jubillee Maternity Unit as Smoking Cessation Midwives.

Patricia Davidson - Royal Jubilee Maternity Service Telephone: 07771 366578

Fiona McCambridge - Mater Maternity Unit Telephone: 07919 347563

Cessation services across Belfast

Attending a smoking cessation service, either through a one-to-one or group session, can increase your chances of quitting successfully.

The Public Health Agency funds smoking cessation services which are provided at venues across Belfast. For details of where to find your nearest service go to