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Clinics

The sleep unit will be moving in October to a new location - level 3, Zone B of the Bristol Royal Infirmary (BRI), further details will be confirmed by the team in due course. 

In addition to general respiratory clinics, the following specialist clinics are offered at the BRI:

  • Cystic Fibrosis (CF): We are the regional specialist centre for adult care cystic fibrosis (CF) care, providing direct care for adults in Bristol and surrounding areas with CF and supporting shared care services in Bath and Cheltenham
  • Sleep disorders: We are a regional centre for the investigation and management of sleep related breathing disorders and have a well equipped sleep lab
  • Home ventilation: We provide a regional non-invasive ventilation service to specialist groups of patients including those with obesity hypoventilation and severe sleep apnoea and with neuromuscular conditions such as muscular dystrophy and motor neurone disease
  • Tuberculosis (TB): We offer a Bristol-wide service for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of TB. The clinic provides ongoing support to patients with TB and also offers vaccinations for the prevention of TB
  • Occupational lung disease: We care for asbestos workers and for patients with lung disorders induced by work, in the only occupational lung disease clinic in the south west region
  • Difficult asthma: A combined consultant and nurse-led clinic looks after patients with poorly controlled asthma
  • Lung cancer: An experienced multi-disciplinary team consisting of chest physicians, surgeons, oncologists, radiologists and specialist nurses provides rapid diagnosis and treatment of those with suspected lung cancer, supporting them every step of the way
  • Bronchiectasis: We have a nurse- and physiotherapist-led clinic supporting patients with bronchiectasis
  • Respiratory "Hot" clinic: We offer a rapid-access admission avoidance clinic five days a week
  • Respiratory Measurement Service: Our well equipped laboratories provide state of the art respiratory function testing

If you are unable to attend a respiratory clinic appointment please let us know as soon as possible on 0117 342 2615 in order that we can offer your slot to someone else.