you have symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) – a high temperature, a new continuous cough, or a loss of, or change in, your normal sense of smell or taste (anosmia) – the advice is to stay at home for 10 days. Information on self-isolation rules if a member of your household tests positive for Covid-19 or if you are classed as a contact, can be found here.

If you think you have symptoms, please do not attend your hospital appointment until you are advised it is safe to do so. Please contact us to rearrange your appointment, or to re-organise treatment and tests.

The latest information on the Covid-19 vaccination programme in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire can be found here

Respiratory Medicine

Respiratory Medicine services provide a comprehensive inpatient and outpatient service for all common and most rare respiratory problems. 

Respiratory conditions

Respiratory services at our hospitals treat the following conditions:

Respiratory treatments

The following treatments are provided at our Hospitals to treat a variety of respiratory conditions:

  • Bronchoscopic techniques
  • Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS)
  • Full lung function testing including muscle testing
  • Long-term and ambulatory oxygen assessments
  • Fitness to fly oxygen tests
  • Nebulised antibiotic or hypertonic saline challenges
  • Skin testing for aeroallergens
  • Nebuliser assessments



Our internationally respected Respiratory Research Unit performs research into asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Interstitial lung disease (ILD), lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) - a rare lung disease, lung cancer, pneumonia and cystic fibrosis, ensuring patients can gain access to the latest treatments and technologies and can participate in national clinical trials in our new clinical research facility.