Publicly funded NHS & social care services
Publicly funded NHS & social care services

Respiratory – South Gloucestershire

Respiratory – South Gloucestershire

Our Community Respiratory Specialist Team (CRST) works in partnership with North Bristol NHS Trust Respiratory Specialist Team to provide specialist assessment, care and support for individuals, carers, families who have a confirmed diagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

We provide a home oxygen assessment and review service for all individuals who are prescribed oxygen, and pulmonary rehabilitation to those who have any lung condition.

Who is this service for?

Any adult who is over 18 years, who lives in the South Gloucestershire area or is registered with a South Gloucestershire GP.

How does this service work / what's involved in this service?

The service involves four elements:

• an oxygen assessment and review service for patients needing oxygen therapy
• a prevention service to avoid you needing to go into hospital
• a hospital at home service following a hospital discharge
• an exercise and education programme (pulmonary rehabilitation)

You may receive care under all four elements or just one or two depending upon your individual needs. We may also liaise and refer you on to other Sirona services should you need it.

How do I access this service?

You can be referred into the service by:

• Your GP
• Community Matron
• District Nurses
• Other healthcare professionals
• Or self referral, if you are known to our service already

In what areas is this service available?

You may be seen in your own home, at a clinic in the community or leisure centres depending on what your needs are. You will be seen when it is necessary, dependent on your needs.

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