Tag Archives: COPD

BetterYou April 2019: out now!

Published on Tue 19th March by Amyholgate

April 2019 edition – out now! We’re delighted to share our new-look quarterly newsletter, BetterYou April 2019. You’ll find advice from our experts to help you look after your own health; stories from local heroes; and all our latest community news. In this issue: Simple ways to save yourself a trip to hospital Help your […]

Watch James’ feedback on our pulmonary rehab course

Published on Fri 30th October by Sam Brown

Listening to feedback from patients helps to ensure that we are developing our services in the right way. With this in mind, over the next year we will be videoing some of our patients as they reflect on the care we’ve provided, with the aim of further refining our services to meet their needs. Of […]

Celebrating ten years of our COPD Service

Published on Thu 24th September by Nadia Tavana

This September, we welcomed over 30 patients, health partners, and colleagues to celebrate the tenth anniversary of our COPD Service. The service, which began in 2005 with the vision of Claire Madsen, our Deputy Clinical Director, and Mike Rossdale, a GP with a special interest in the area, now sees hundreds of patients every year […]

A day in the life of a respiratory physio

Published on Thu 30th April by Sam Brown

Respiratory Physiotherapist and Community Respiratory Team Manager Laura Danvers shares why she loves being a physio. “I love being a respiratory physiotherapist; I studied physiotherapy at university with the intention of pursuing sports, but quickly found that I loved the lungs! “The frontline clinical side of my role is the most inspiring part of my […]

Community Respiratory Service

Published on Fri 13th February by Nadia Tavana

What is the Community Respiratory Service? The Bristol Community Health Community Respiratory Service is made up of health care professionals who specialise in providing services for people with chronic respiratory diseases. These services include; preventing unnecessary admission to hospital, supporting early discharge from hospital, home oxygen assessment review and pulmonary rehabilitation. See below to find […]