Skip to main content
Follow us

Coronavirus - Changes to our services

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, some of our non-urgent services have been temporarily suspended and others are operating with reduced hours. Find out about service changes here.

Breathing (respiratory)

The service sees patients who have a respiratory condition who may be stable or acutely unwell with an exacerbation of their condition and are aged over 18.

We are a team of specialist nurses who provide a service to patients who have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) who support patients in their own homes and also support patients to be discharged from hospital as soon as possible.

Share this:

Our services

The services we provide are:

  • Admission Avoidance
  • Clinic Reviews
  • Nebuliser Assessments
  • Oxygen Assessments
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Supported Discharge

New patients

Referrals can be made by:

  • Healthcare professionals such as GPs, social workers or a hospital
  • Relative of patients already known to the service
  • Self-referral, by patients already known to the service

Services we do not offer

The service is not available to non-respiratory patients or under 18s.

What to bring with you

When attending a clinic appointment or having a domiciliary home visit you will be asked to bring along/provide the following:

  • Inhalers
  • Medication or a list of them
  • Nebulising compressors

Where are we?

Telford and Wrekin Referrals

  • Single Point of Referral
    Halesfield 6
    Telford
    Shropshire
    TF7 4BF
    Tel: 01952 607788

Shropshire Referrals

  • Respiratory Resource Centre
    Louise House
    Roman Road
    Shrewsbury
    SY3 9JN
    Tel: 01743 251564

Contact us

Out of hours

The out of hours service can be contacted by dialing 111.

Contact us

  • Telford Respiratory Team Leader or Specialist nurse
    Tel: 01952 580368
  • Shrewsbury Respiratory team leader or Specialist nurse
    Tel: 01743 730034

Who are we?

We are a team of specialist nurses who provide a service to patients who have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) who support patients in their own homes and also support patients to be discharged from hospital as soon as possible

You may be seen in the community either in a clinic setting or in your home environment depending on your condition. The team consists of:

  • Administration Staff
  • Health Care Assistant/Technician
  • Respiratory Nurse Specialists
  • Respiratory Physiotherapist

We are a county wide service who offer domiciliary home visits if appropriate or clinic appointments in the following areas:

  • Bridgnorth
  • Ludlow
  • Oswestry
  • Shrewsbury
  • Telford
  • Whitchurch

Patient Information

Next review due: 1 September 2020