Help in a crisis during Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

During this COVID-19 pandemic there may have to be changes in the way some of our services work. Please contact the service directly to check how services are being delivered and follow their advice.

The national suspension on visiting inpatient areas has been lifted. Please contact the ward you wish to visit in advance for guidance and instructions for a safe visit. 

If you need help in a mental health crisis during Coronavirus pandemic outside office hours please contact our crisis team: Help in a crisis

For other medical advice and support contact your your GP or visit NHS 111

Only visit your local Emergency Department for serious life-threatening conditions that need immediate medical attention including persistent severe chest pain, loss of consciousness, acute confused state, severe blood loss, serious burns, suspected stroke.

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.

 

Further information

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 and find us

Getting here

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

 

North Notts Community Arena
Eastgate
Worksop
Nottinghamshire
S80 1QS

Tel: 01777 274 422

 

Retford Primary Care Centre
North Road
Retford
Nottinghamshire
DN22 7XF

Tel: 01777 274 422

Support groups

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

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
Tel: 01777 862 359

 

Service commissioned by

Bassetlaw Clinical Commissioning Group

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