Respiratory Care

This section aims to provide General Practitioners (GPs) and members of Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) with some more detailed information about our services. The information below is updated regularly, but, if you need to find out more detailed information about a specific service or have a very specific question about the service or referral pathway, then please contact the service manager or the key clinician detailed opposite.

Referral Process

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
Fax: 01952 580308

To make a referral for Shropshire please contact:
Respiratory Resource Centre
Louise House
Roman Road
Tel: 01743 730034
Fax: 01743 356132

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 fax, post or secure e-mail.

You can also view the page that provides information for patients or carers by clicking the link below.

Respiratory Care

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.