The department of Thoracic Medicine at UCH has particular expertise in the management of patients with bronchiectasis and respiratory infections (including fungal disease, lung abscess and opportunistic infections).
There is a dedicated respiratory infection clinic led by Professor Brown, supported by nurse specialists and physiotherapists, and with access to the UCH home intravenous antibiotic therapy service. Additional expertise in TB, infectious diseases and tropical medicine is available within the trust, providing a comprehensive service for all patients with lung infection.
Other referral information
Relevant NHS e-Referral Service (formerly Choose and Book referrals) Terms
- Conditions Treated: Patients with recurrent respiratory infections or known / suspected bronchiectasis, suspected fungal disease of the lungs
- Exclusions: Children; suspected TB (direct referral to the TB clinic)
- Suggested Investigations: chest X ray and sputum culture
Lead Consultant for Bronchiectasis and Complex Lung Infection: Prof Jeremy Brown
Please provide patient’s full demographic details, including ethnic origin & NHS Number. Please state if interpreter is required; if so, what language is needed. Transport required for first appointments must be booked by GP. Please indicate where patients have a disability.
All referrals to: UCH Referrals Centre
University College London Hospitals
Ground Floor North
250 Euston Road
London NW1 2PG