During this COVID-19 pandemic there may be changes in the way some of our services work. Contact the service directly to check how services are being delivered and follow their advice.
Some of our services now offer video consultations. You should speak to your clinician if this is something you would like them to consider. You can find out more about video consultation here.
Contact the ward you wish to visit in advance for guidance and instructions for a safe visit.
You can read some general NHS guidance on visiting healthcare inpatient settings.pdf [pdf] 89KB
If you need help in a mental health crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic outside office hours please contact our crisis team: Help in a crisis
For other medical advice and support contact 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 breathlessness, severe blood loss, serious burns or suspected stroke.
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.
This service provides case management, including integrated, multidisciplinary assessment and treatment through person-centred care plans, in line with case management strategies.
Pulmonary Rehabilitation programmes consist of exercise and education to help patients improve their quality of life by monitoring and managing their condition.
These are delivered in clinics across the county and patients are offered a choice a venues.
This service is for people aged over 18.
Referrals can be made by GPs, practice nurses, community matrons, consultants, hospital respiratory nurses and other health professionals.
Monday and Friday mornings, 10am - 12pm. There is a rolling programme every six weeks, with two sessions per week.
Wednesdays 11:45am - 1:45pm and Fridays 1:15pm - 3:15pm. The programme is for six weeks, with two sessions per week. A new programme will start every two to three months.
Monday afternoons 1 - 3pm and and Thursday mornings 10am - 12pm. A new programme will start every two to three months. The programme is for six weeks, with two sessions per week.