Respiratory & Chest Clinic
Telephone: 01604 545796
For the respiratory lab telephone 01604 545741
For RESTART telephone 01604 544865
Opening times: Monday to Friday 09.00 – 17.00
How to find us
The chest clinic is on level one in area D (Cliftonville entrance).
The respiratory lab is located in the portacabins in Area F near car park 1.
The nearest parking to the department is car park 1. Disabled parking is available in front of the Cliftonville Entrance and in front of the South Entrance, area F.
Click here for the hospital map
What should I bring to my appointment?
Please bring a list of medication you have been prescribed with you.
About the team
The chest clinic and respiratory lab are staffed by Consultants (one with additional responsibilities in intensive care), Specialist Registrars, Specialist Nurses, Physiotherapists, Respiratory Physiologists, Clinic Nurse, Health Care Assistants and a range of administration and secretarial staff.
The team is also supported by TB nurses and Lung Cancer Nurse Specialists, and a Thoracic Surgeon from Leicester.
Dr McCann-Tuesday PM, Thursday PM, Friday PM
Dr A Nusimuddin- Monday PM, Tuesday AM, Tuesday PM, Wednesday AM
Dr Richardson - Tuesday AM , Wednesday AM, Thursday AM, Friday AM
Dr Jeffrey - Monday AM (Dr Andrew Jeffrey)
Mr Waller (visiting Consultant from Leicester) - Thursday PM
Full lung volumes and gas transfer
Nebuliser assessment and loan service
Oxygen therapy assessment
Methacholine challenge testing
Fitness to fly assessment -private patients only
Skin prick allergy tests
Mouth pressure (for respiratory muscle strength)
The department has a comprehensive range of respiratory function testing equipment and sleep diagnostic equipment.
Links on other websites
Respiratory Therapy Acute Response Team (RESTART) is a team of nurses and physiotherapists who provide care for patients with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). They support early discharge of patients with COPD and also run the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programme.