Smoking Cessation: The Key to a Healthier Life

Frontier Healthcare
Quit Smoking and Start Living Life!


Smoking, including both active and passive forms, is a significant risk factor responsible for 13.1% of deaths in Singapore.1

Individuals who quit smoking can anticipate longer life expectancy and a reduced likelihood of developing tobacco-related conditions such as coronary heart disease, cancer, and respiratory disease.2,3.



Smoke-Free Is the Way to Be


It is never too late to quit the habit of smoking and reap the benefit of it. 2-5

benefits of quitting smoking and becoming smoke-free

COPD: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease


Quit Smoking, Be a Healthier You!


The following methods could be supportive in quitting smoking: 4,6,7

pharmacotherapy: nicotine replacement therapy and varenicline
nonpharmacotherapy interventions: motivational interviewing and cognitive behaviour therapies


Quit Smoking Today and Breathe Easy!



Quitting the habit of smoking can be challenging, but you do not have to do it alone. 8

Your first step towards quitting smoking begins here:1


I Quit Programme

The I Quit Programme offers a 28-day smoking cessation program for individuals who wish to quit smoking. This program provides education and tips to quit smoking as well as motivation to continue the journey towards a smoking-free lifestyle.


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  2. Rigotti N, Aronson MD, Kathuria H, et al. Benefits and consequences of smoking cessation. Available at: Accessed on: 4 July 2023.
  3. Inoue-Choi M, Christensen CH, Rostron BL, et al. Dose-Response Association of Low-Intensity and Nondaily Smoking With Mortality in the United States. JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3:e206436.
  4. Chan K, Chandler J, Cheong K, et al. Health Promotion Board-Ministry of Health Clinical Practice Guidelines: Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence. smedj. 2013;54:411–416.
  5. Tobacco Use and Cessation | American Dental Association. Available at: Accessed on: 4 July 2023.
  6. Overview | Varenicline for smoking cessation | Guidance | NICE. Available at: Accessed on: 4 July 2023.
  7. Tran K, Asakawa K, Cimon K, et al. Pharmacologic-Based Strategies for Smoking Cessation: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness Analyses. CADTH Technol Overv. 2012;2:e2303.
  8. The impacts of smoking and the benefits of quitting. Available at: Accessed on: 10 March 2023.

About Frontier Healthcare Group

Frontier Healthcare (as part of the Qualitas Primary Care Division) runs 18 GP clinics, 2 Family Medicine Clinics (Clementi and MacPherson) and has 37 affiliated GP clinics under its Frontier Primary Care Network Program. Frontier Healthcare supports national schemes such as the Community Health Assist Scheme (Pioneer, Merdeka, CHAS Green, CHAS Orange, CHAS Blue), Baby Bonus, Healthier SG, MBS@Gov etc, as well as partnerships with major Insurers, Corporates and TPA partners to bring quality and affordable healthcare closer to the community.