Respiratory sleep service
What we do
Our respiratory department looks after patients with lung problems and respiratory conditions, such as:
chronic bronchitis / emphysema (COPD)
sleep disorders, such as sleep apnoea
chronic respiratory failure and domiciliary ventilation
mesothelioma and asbestos-related lung conditions.
About your appointment
Patients with lung diseases may undergo a number of investigations, which include x-rays, CT scans, bronchoscopy (to look into the lungs with a camera), lung function testing (to assess breathing capacity) and overnight studies of breathing during sleep.
Where to find us
Our clinics are held at:
Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Canterbury
Buckland Hospital, Dover
Royal Victoria Hospital, Folkestone
William Harvey Hospital, Ashford
The Queen Victoria Hospital, Herne Bay
How to use this service
Your GP can refer you to this service.
Respiratory patient information library