As part of this service 6 respiratory physicians in the respiratory medicine department provide expert treatment in a whole range of respiratory illnesses including Asthma, COPD, Interstitial Lung Disease, Lung Cancer and TB in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
The service hosts the Manchester tuberculosis (TB) contact tracing service and works with primary care/community services to provide specialist chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and oxygen clinics.(More information can be found in the TB section)
We also provide a respiratory outreach service (AIRS), staffed by specialist nurses and physiotherapists.
A interventional bronchoscopy and endobronchial ultrasound service is also provided.
A Pulmonary Function Department provides assessment of lung function, including oximetry at rest, overnight oximetry for sleep apnoea and flight assessments.
The service is supported by specialist nurses (including asthma, lung cancer, TB), physiotherapy and physiological measurement technicians, and junior medical staff.
- Dr Chris Hardy
- Professor Mark Woodhead
- Dr Jon Simpson
- Dr Simon Bailey
- Dr Marwan Najib
- Dr Thomas Gorsuch
Manchester Royal Infirmary
Outpatient Clinic Times
- Dr Hardy: Monday & Wednesday
- Professor Woodhead: Wednesday & Thursday
- Dr Simpson: Monday & Tuesday
- Dr Marwan Najib: Tuesday & Friday
- Dr Simon Bailey: Monday, Tuesday & Friday
- Dr Thomas Gorsuch: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday
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