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Community Respiratory Service

Checked: 22-01-2024 by Vicky Ryan Next Review: 21-01-2026

Community Respiratory Service

The BNSSG Community Respiratory Service is comprised of health care professionals who specialise in providing services for people with chronic respiratory diseases. Patients must be registered with a GP in BNSSG. These services include the Home Oxygen & Review service, Advice and Guidance and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.

Respiratory Advice & Guidance

Please see the Respiratory Advice & Guidance page for further information.

Pulmonary rehabilitation

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Service is a treatment programme for people with long term lung conditions, whose breathing is causing them difficulty when moving around or carrying out daily activities. The programme will combine a personalised activity plan with education and advice to help people with lung conditions feel more in control of their conditionSee Pulmonary rehabilitation page of Remedy for more details.

Home Oxygen and Review Service (HOS-AR) BNSSG

Please see the Home Oxygen Ordering page

NHS@home - Respiratory Service

Please see the separate NHS@home - Respiratory Service page


Please see Sirona’s COVID respiratory resource page for patient self-help information

Efforts are made to ensure the accuracy and agreement of these guidelines, including any content uploaded, referred to or linked to from the system. However, BNSSG ICB cannot guarantee this. This guidance does not override the individual responsibility of healthcare professionals to make decisions appropriate to the circumstances of the individual patient, in consultation with the patient and/or guardian or carer, in accordance with the mental capacity act, and informed by the summary of product characteristics of any drugs they are considering. Practitioners are required to perform their duties in accordance with the law and their regulators and nothing in this guidance should be interpreted in a way that would be inconsistent with compliance with those duties.

Information provided through Remedy is continually updated so please be aware any printed copies may quickly become out of date.