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Community respiratory nursing

What the service does
How to access the service
Location of service and contact details


What the service does

The community respiratory nursing service provides care for adults in north and west Belfast who have respiratory (breathing) conditions.

We treat conditions such as:

  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • pulmonary fibrosis
  • chronic asthma
  • bronchiectasis

We provide care for patients in their own homes and in clinics. This helps prevent unnecessary hospital visits.

The care we offer includes:

  • respiratory enhanced discharge
  • management of chronic disease
  • management of complex cases
  • palliative care

How to access the service

You must live in north or west Belfast and have a confirmed diagnosis of respiratory disease. Your referral should be related to your respiratory condition.

We accept referrals from:

  • hospitals
  • GPs
  • other healthcare professionals

Location of service and contact details

The community respiratory nursing service is based in the Shankill Wellbeing and Treatment Centre.

  • Tel: 028 9504 0318

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