The Department of Respiratory Medicine as of now incorporates ten specialist respiratory doctors and an advisor clinical researcher whom offer a full scope of Respiratory administrations.
All respiratory referals are acknowledged and pro centers are accessible for the accompanying conditions:
- Alpha-1 antitrypsin lack (AATD)
- Unending Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
- Interstitial Lung Disease (Pulmonary Fibrosis)
- Lung Cancer
- Lung Transplantation
- Word related and natural lung infection
- Rest Apnoea and Lung Failure
General Practitioners can book center arrangements through the pick and book framework or by means of direct referral to the important specialist for all facilities except for the Lung Cancer centers, which are gotten to by means of the Quick and Early Diagnosis division.
The Lung Function and Sleep office gives a full scope of routine and authority examinations, with outreach support to the facilities. Master tests incorporate oxygen appraisals, bronchial test and skin testing for asthma, respiratory muscle testing, rest studies, and full cardiopulmonary exercise testing. General Practitioners can ask for various tests specifically. The Lung Function and Sleep division likewise give a scope of treatments including oxygen treatment, nebuliser issue, CPAP, home ventilation and aspiratory recovery.
The respiratory office likewise approaches various CT and MRI scanners, devoted lung cytology and histology administrations, and a full microbiological benefit. Bronchoscopy, including endobronchial ultrasound, and nearby analgesic thoracoscopy are additionally given. There are two lung disease expert medical caretakers and a committed COPD bolster benefit, including both nursing and treatment bolster who do outreach group fill in and additionally inpatient work.
The office offer a scope of appraisal offices including respiratory wellbeing work impacts, impacts of lung sickness on work abilities and work put evaluation. Where vital we work as a team with the Birmingham Chest Clinic. Word related pinnacle stream appraisal utilizing the OASYS strategy is additionally accessible through the respiratory division.