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.
- How does a GP refer in to this service?
To make a referral for Telford and Wrekin area contact:
Single Point of Referral
Tel: 01952 607788
Fax: 01952 580308
To make a referral for Shropshire please contact:
Respiratory Resource Centre
Tel: 01743 251564
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.
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.