Cardio-Respiratory Team

Physiotherapist looking and smiling at patient When you have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) or a lung problem, you can find it difficult to move around or do your normal daily activities without getting breathless.

Our Pulmonary Rehabilitation Team aims to help you cope with your breathlessness and to feel stronger and fitter at the same time. The team is supported by specialist community matrons who do oxygen assessments and have knowledge in COPD and heart failure.

After you are referred you will be invited to an assessment with the physiotherapist.

If we feel this service is right for you, you will be invited to attend the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Group and given an individual exercise programme. This will be two sessions a week for 6 weeks, and each session will last for two hours. Educational/advice sessions will be included as part of the programme.

Our service is for people aged 18 and over.

Accessing our service

Your GP, consultant or other health professional can refer you to this service. For more information, contact the Single Point of Access (SPA) on 01777 274 422.

This service is available Monday – Friday (excluding bank holidays) from 8:30am – 5pm.

Contact us

North Notts Community Arena, Eastgate, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S80 1QS
Telephone: 01777 274 422

Retford Primary Care Centre, North Road, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 7XF
Telephone: 01777 274 422

Getting here

Visitor parking is free. There is disabled access at both the North Notts Community Arena and Retford Primary Care Centre


Support groups

Breathe Easy

The Breathe Easy support group network provides support and information for people living with a lung condition, and for those who look after them.

Further information

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) leaflet


Information for health professionals

How to refer someone to this service

Please contact Single Point of Access (SPA) on 01777 274 422.

Lead clinician

Sudheesh Sidhardhan
01777 862 359

Service commissioned by

Bassetlaw Clinical Commissioning Group