Respiratory and asthma service GSTT
Assess and treat under 16’s with chronic or acute respiratory conditions
Who is the service for?
For children under 16 with chronic or acute respiratory conditions, except TB and cystic fibrosis
Criteria for access to service
Need to be referred from another clinician who has treated the respiratory condition
Accessibility of this service
Clinics are held between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday, our building is fully accessible for wheelchairs
How this is provided:
- History taking and full examination
- Spirometry and inhaler technique
- Asthma education
- Chest x-ray and chest CT scan
- Respiratory sleep studies
- Initiation and monitoring of home ventialtion
How can I access this service?
Referral can be made by clinician treating the child or young person e.g. GP or A&E doctor
Referrals to be mailed to: gst-tr.ELCHPaedRespiratory@nhs.net
Tel: 020 7188 9470
How is this service funded?
Commissioned by CCG
Do you need to pay for this service?
Confidentiality and Impartiality
If this applies directly to your service i.e. if you provide information, advice and support