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Coronavirus information

We are no longer accepting visitors to our hospitals.

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Stay at home for 7 days if you or anyone in your household have coronavirus symptoms

A high temperature

A new, continuous cough

A loss or change to your sense of smell or taste

Members of your household will also need to stay at home for 14 days.

Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.

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Our Respiratory medicine services include diagnosing and treating the following conditions:


  • Asbestos-related lung disease (including asbestosis and mesothelioma)
  • Asthma and allergy
  • Unexplained breathlessness
  • Bronchiectasis
  • COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – including emphysema and chronic bronchitis)
  • Cough
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Lung cancer
  • Pleural diseases (including pneumothorax and pleural effusion)
  • Respiratory infections (including pneumonia, tuberculosis and fungal lung disease)
  • Sleep disordered breathing (including obstructive sleep apnoea)

We also offer the following diagnostic procedures:

  • Bronchoscopy and endobronchial ultrasound
  • Lung function testing including spirometry, full lung function and exercise testing
  • Local anaesthetic thoracoscopy and indwelling pleural catheters
  • Investigations for sleep disordered breathing

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