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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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York Emergency Department (A&E)

The current entrance to the Emergency Department (A&E) is closed and a new entrance at the south of the building is in operation.

Arrive at Entrance 1, the main entrance to York Hospital signposted from Wigginton Road, and park in the multi-storey car park.  A new pedestrian exit has been created at the end of the car park. Follow the green line on the floor to the emergency department. Please see our website news for more information about arrivals to A&E.