Clinics are held at the Royal Derby as well as a variety of locations across the region and home visits are undertaken by the Adult Respiratory Team (ART) comprising of nurses and physiotherapists and the Tuberculosis (TB) nursing teams.
Patients who are unwell with their respiratory condition are admitted onto the medical wards at the Royal Derby Hospital. There are three dedicated respiratory wards: Ward 402 comprises 28 beds, Ward 403 comprises 28 beds including four high dependency beds (HDU) and Ward 404 comprises of 28 beds.
Outpatient clinics are held in the outpatients department on Level 1, Reception A. The nearest entrance to the clinics is the main entrance.
The respiratory medicine department provides a comprehensive service for the diagnosis and management of respiratory diseases in adults including asthma, cough, bronchiectasis, TB, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), interstitial lung disease (ILD), lung cancer and sleep medicine, as well as undertaking thoracoscopy and bronchoscopy procedures, oxygen therapy and non-invasive ventilation (NIV) treatment.