The Respiratory outpatient physiotherapy service supports patients under the care of the respiratory medicine department and COVID-19 clinics. We take referrals directly from these services to treat and manage symptoms that cannot be solely managed with medication.
Respiratory physiotherapy can treat symptoms such as breathlessness and cough through airway clearance techniques, breathing pattern retraining and exercise.
Our team also deliver multifaceted Post COVID-19 rehabilitation with a focus on breathing.
The respiratory outpatient physiotherapy team provide education and supported self- management to people living with chronic lung diseases to optimise and maintain their lung health.
Our team contributes to assessment and treatment in multidisciplinary clinics including Bronchiectasis, Asthma, Interstitial Lung Disease, unexplained breathlessness and Post COVID clinics.
The team consists of specialist physiotherapists, a support worker and an administrator.
Other referral information
The service only accepts internal referrals from respiratory medicine and Post COVID-19 clinicians only.