The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Respiratory Medicine


The Leeds Centre for Respiratory Medicine provides expert services in the management of acute and chronic respiratory disorders.

The range of conditions encompass asthma, bronchiectasis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), cystic fibrosis, interstitial lung disease, lung cancer, lung infections including tuberculosis, occupational lung disease, sleep related breathing disorders and non invasive ventilation and respiratory failure.

Acute in patient services are based in Gledhow wing at St James's University Hospital. Outpatient Respiratory clinics are delivered across the city including Leeds General Infirmary, St James's Hospital, Seacroft Hospital and Wharfedale Hospital. St James's University hospital has respiratory critical care/high dependency beds, which provide non-invasive ventilatory support for patients in respiratory failure.