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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Respiratory Medicine

Respiratory Medicine covers many areas.

We look after patients with the following conditions.

Such patients usually suffer from:

  • breathlessness
  • cough
  • coughing up blood (haemoptysis)
  • chest pain
  • in the case of sleep apnoea, excessive daytime sleepiness.

There are supporting specialist nurses for the following conditions.

  • Bronchiectasis and Cystic fibrosis
  • COPD
  • Interstitial lung diseases
  • Lung cancer
  • Pleural diseases and mesothelioma
  • Sleep and ventilation disorders
  • Tuberculosis

Main services

Find us and contact us

Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine is based at the Churchill Hospital (outpatients, lung function laboratory), John Radcliffe Hospital (Respiratory Intervention Service, inpatients and some outpatients) and there is also a service at the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Services are best contacted via the secretaries to the consultants according to their area of interest.