Clinical Director - Dr Greg Reynolds
Lead Clinician - Dr Daniel Peckham
Directorate Manager - Joanne Wood
Business Manager - Stephanie Lee
Matron - Linda Johnson (Acting)
Provides expert services in the management of acute and chronic respiratory disorders. The range of conditions encompass lung cancer, asthma, smoking related COPD, respiratory infections including tuberculosis, interstitial lung disease, occupational lung disease, pulmonary vascular disease, sleep related breathing disorders and respiratory failure.
Both main hospitals have respiratory critical care/high dependency beds, which provide non-invasive ventilatory support for patients in respiratory failure.
Therapy Services/Specialist Nursing Services
- Respiratory Nurse specialists based at LGI
- Respiratory Nurse specialist at St. James's.
- Assisted ventilation & sleep disorders Nurse specialist at St James's.
- Lung Cancer Nurse specialists based at Bexley Wing, SJUH (Medicine, Surgery & Oncology Division) who provide support to respiratory wards on both sites.
- CF Liaison Nurse specialists at St James's Hospital.
There is a Sleep and Assisted Ventilation Service at St James's Hospital for inpatients, outpatients and at home in the community.
Inpatient services for patients requiring acute non-invasive ventilatory support and management following intubation and ventilation on ITU are available St James's hospital.
St James's Hospital provides a service for patients with HIV/AIDS related respiratory health problems and multi-drug resistant tuberculosis.
The bronchoscopy service is provided in the David Beevers Day Unit at St James's Hospital.
Facilities for the admission of patients for elective diagnostic investigations to St. James's is available. This can be arranged through referral to the Respiratory Consultant
Adult Cystic Fibrosis Unit
The adult cyctic fibrosis unit is based at Seacroft Hospital. The ward has 11 beds with access to beds at St James's Hospital for the management of patients with B cepacia infection.
|Consultants||Dr S Conway Tel: (0113) 206 7022(sec)|
|Dr D Peckham Tel: (0113) 206 7170 (sec)|