The Primary Care Respiratory Society

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Resources for Patients and Carers

We advise all people with specific respiratory related medical problems to seek advice from their own doctor or physician. Alternatively, for further information about specific respiratory conditions please contact one of the organisations listed below, who offer a range of services for patients and carers and may be able to provide guidance on where to seek further help and advice.

PCRS regrets that it cannot enter into correspondence regarding individual medical queries.

Allergy UK

Asthma UK Advice Line 0300 222 5800
British Lung Foundation Helpline 03000 030 555

Lung Cancer
Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation
Cancer Research UK
Macmillan Cancer Support

COPD/Emphysema/Chronic Bronchitis
British Lung Foundation 03000 030 555

Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic Fibrosis Trust

British Lung Foundation
Mesothelioma UK
Smoking Cessation
NHS Smoking Hepline
Smokeline 0800 84 84 84

Help for Carers
Carers UK
Caring About Carers

Support Groups
Breathe Easy Clubs run by the British Lung Foundation for people living with lung disease

Other Respiratory / General
British Lung Foundation Helpline 03000 030 555
Patient UK
NHS Direct Helpline 0845 4647