Respiratory Medicine - Lung Disease

Our thoracic/respiratory medicine service aims to develop and deliver comprehensive services for patients with all types of lung disease.

Physicians with large experience and expertise provide services across the whole of respiratory medicine in association with nurse practitioners and respiratory physiologists.

We see and care for patients with:

  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Lung cancer
  • Occupational lung disease
  • Pleural disease
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Sleep disorders / requiring non-invasive ventilation
  • Tuberculosis

Our services also include:

  • Ambulatory oxygen and flight assessment
  • Bronchial reactivity testing
  • Cardiopulmonary exercise testing
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic bronchoscopy including endobronchial ultrasound
  • Full lung function testing
  • Sleep studies
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Tuberculosis screening

Brearley Outpatient Department
A Floor - Brearley Wing
Northern General Hospital
Herries Road
S5 7AU

Please visit the Pulmonary Vascular Disease Unit section of the website for details of how to refer patients in whom pulmonary hypertension or chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension is suspected.

Consultants Special Interest Site: Northern General Hospital or Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Dr Christopher Barber Occupational Lung Disease Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Dr Stephen Bianchi Interstitial Lung Disease / Sleep Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Dr Clare Burton Occupational Lung Disease Northern General Hospital
Dr Robin Condliffe Pulmonary Hypertension Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Dr Frank Edenborough Cystic Fibrosis Northern General Hospital
Dr Charlie Elliot Pulmonary Hypertension Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Prof David Fishwick Occupational Lung disease Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Dr Jennifer Hill Lung Cancer Northern General Hospital
Dr Rodney Hughes Non Invasive Ventilation/Sleep Northern General Hospital
Dr Judith Hurdman COPD / Pulmonary Embolism Northern General Hospital
Dr David Kiely Pulmonary Hypertension Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Dr Rod Lawson COPD Northern General Hospital
Dr Leon Lewis Pleural Disease / Lung Cancer Northern General Hospital
Dr Omar Pirzada Tuberculosis / Bronchiectasis Northern General Hospital
Prof Stephen Renshaw Pleural Disease / Interstitial Lung Disease Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Prof I Sabroe Asthma Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Prof Ian Sabroe Asthma / Pulmonary Hypertension Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Dr Shiron Saha Asthma / Lung Cancer Northern General Hospital
Dr Martin Wildman Cystic Fibrosis  Northern General Hospital

For more information about this service call 0114 2714725 

Further Information

Patient Information Leaflets

Patient Information Videos

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