Mid Notts Respiratory Service

The Mid Notts Respiratory Service is a community based service, which provides multidisciplinary evidence based support for patients with diagnosed Respiratory conditions.

The service is composed of three teams:

  1. Specialist Community Respiratory Nurses
  2. Home Oxygen Assessment and Review
  3. Pulmonary Rehabilitation

 

The Specialist Community Nurses

Provide comprehensive holistic assessment of patients with respiratory conditions such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Pulmonary Fibrosis, and Asthma.  They aim to help patients to self-manage their conditions to improve quality of life, and prevent or lessen the effect of an acute exacerbation. This team access and review GP COPD lists to support primary care and their Respiratory patient, further enhancing patient care.

 

Home Oxygen Team

Provides a specialist assessment of patients referred for consideration or management of home oxygen. This includes both long-term oxygen therapy, ambulatory oxygen therapy, and cluster headaches.  This service ensures appropriate assessment, treatment and prescription of the correct Oxygen Therapy to enhance quality of life of patients in line with the BTS Guidelines.

 

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Team

Offers an evidence based intervention that has demonstrated an ability to improve quality of life in Respiratory patients. Spread over 12 sessions over a 6 week period, in line with BTS guidelines, for patient with specific Respiratory conditions.  It is ran by Specialist Physiotherapists who also deliver a comprehensive holistic assessment, exercise session and education package on manging long term respiratory conditions.  This service was originally set up for COPD patients but now covers other respiratory diagnostics.

Accessing our service

Tel: 01623 781899.

Service opening hours

8am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday.

Contact and find us

Ashfield

Tel: 01623 781899

Ashfield Community Hospital
Portland Street
Kirkby in Ashfield
Nottinghamshire
NG17 7AE

 

Parking

Pay and display visitor parking is available on both sites. Some spaces are only for blue badge holders.

 

Wheelchair access

Site is accessible by wheelchair. Accessible toilet facilities are available. Clinic locations may vary. If you have any concerns regarding attending your appointment, please do not hesitate to contact the team.

 

Public transport

There are frequent bus services that stop on Portland Street in Ashfield, situated 20 metres from the site entrance. The nearest train station is Ashfield. However, this is around a 10 - 15 minute walk away.

Help in a crisis

The Mid Notts Respiratory Service does not offer an urgent or out of hour service. Outside of office hours please contact your GP, NHS 111, or in an emergency go to your local Accident and Emergency (A&E) department.

You can call the team on 01623 781899 and leave a message if required. One of team will get back to you at the earliest convenience.

Support groups

British Lung Foundation - Breathe Easy

Tel: 01623 458 009
Web: www.blf.org.uk/support-for-you/breathe-easy

 

Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis

Tel: 01223 785 725
Web: www.actionpf.org

Information for health professionals

How to refer someone to this service

Referrals into the service can be made via your GP surgery or Secondary Care Respiratory Consultants.

 

Team lead

Ian Griffiths

 

Service commissioned by

Nottingham and Nottinghamshire CCG

 

 

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