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Respiratory Medicine - York Hospital

At York Hospital we offer a high quality Respiratory Medicine service covering all aspects of the specialty including;

  • Airways diseases (Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Interstitial lung diseases (Extrinsic Allergic and Fibrosing Alveolitis)
  • Lung cancer
  • Cystic fibrosis (click here to go to the Cystic Fibrosis Unit website)
  • Sleep apnoea
  • Tuberculosis
  • Other lung infections

Services are provided by a multidisciplinary team including;

  • Six Consultant Physicians
  • Two Specialist Registrars
  • Two Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeons (based in Castle Hill Hospital, Hull)
  • Consultant Oncologists
  • Consultant Radiologists
  • Respiratory Nurse Specialists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Ward nursing staff
  • Pulmonary physiology team who all work together to provide optimum management of York patients.

Bronchiectasis 

York Teaching Hospital Summary of Bronchiectasis Management for primary Care.

pdf iconBronchiectasis summary of guidelines 28 August 2014.pdf (69.1KB)

Patients with Bronchiectasis can download a self management plan here.


Meet the team

Click here to find out more about our respiratory team.


Management

Clinical Director - Dr Gerry Robins

Directorate Manager - Karen Cowley

Deputy Directorate Manager - Alex Sharp

Directorate Secretary - Annette Farrington (contact: 01904 725238)


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Coronavirus - useful information

The latest health information about Coronavirus can be found at www.gov.uk/coronavirus.  Information about our local services can be found on this website here.

From Monday 15 June 2020, visitors and outpatients coming into our hospitals will be asked to wear a face covering at all times, to help us reduce the spread of Covid-19.  A face covering can be as simple as a scarf or bandana that ties behind the head.  It should cover your mouth and nose while allowing you to breathe comfortably.  For more information click here.

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