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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.

Respiratory Care

This part of the website is being designed specifically for GPs, Clinical Commissioning groups, care homes and other care professionals who need the service referral information or access to Trust policies and care leaflets.

How does a GP refer in to this service?

To make a referral for Telford and Wrekin area contact:
Single Point of Referral
Halesfield 6
Tel: 01952 607788

To make a referral for Shropshire please contact:
Respiratory Resource Centre
Louise House
Roman Road
Tel: 01743 730034

To make a referral to the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Service, please use the attached referral form. Referrals can be made by any health professionals and may be sent by post or secure e-mail.

Types of patients regularly seen

The service sees patients who have a confirmed diagnosis of COPD, have sustained worsening of breathlessness despite maximal therapy, and are aged 18 or over. The service see patients who need and support with the following:

  • Admission Avoidance
  • Exacerbation Review
  • Clinic Reviews
  • Nebuliser Assessments
  • Oxygen Assessments
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Sleep Apnoea
  • Supported Discharge
  • Self-management education

Patients not seen by this service

The service currently does not see non-respiratory patients or those that are under 18 years old.

Service contacts information

  • Telford and Wrekin Respiratory Team Leader
    Stephanie O'Neil
    Tel: 01952 580368
  • Shropshire Respiratory Team Leader
    Sarah Pezzaioli
    Tel: 01743 730034
  • Respiratory Specialist Nurse (Telford and Wrekin)
    Tel: 01952 580368
  • Respiratory Specialist Nurse (Shropshire)
    Tel: 01743 730036
Next review due: 1 September 2020