Our respiratory medicine service provides care for patients with lung diseases.
We provide inpatient and outpatient services, including lung function testing, X-rays, exercise testing and other diagnostic services for the management of many respiratory conditions.
Some respiratory conditions can affect your lifestyle and emotional wellbeing as well as your physical health. We provide extensive testing and listen to your concerns to help identify the right treatment options so you can live a full and active life.
Our respiratory services
Our respiratory specialists monitor, diagnose and manage a wide range of respiratory symptoms including shortness of breath, chest pain, cough, infectious diseases and cancer. A wide range of lung function tests are available to assess breathlessness.
Our specialists provide care for a range of problems, including:
- lung cancer
- respiratory infections including tuberculosis
- interstitial lung disease (scarring of the lung tissue between and supporting the air sacs)
- chronic cough
- sleep disorders including sleep apnoea
- pulmonary vascular disorders (affecting blood circulation of the lungs).
Our specialists work in close collaboration with other similar specialists, including cardiologists, thoracic surgeons, radiation oncologists, oncologists, nurses, physiotherapists and occupational therapists to provide you the best possible outcomes.
To improve your quality of life, we work closely with you to minimise the effect respiratory problems may have on your quality of life. You will be provided support and education needed to manage these problems.
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