Respiratory Service (Brighton & Hove)

We are a multidisciplinary service which provides specialist assessment and support for people with respiratory disease, enabling patients to live at home, even when they are unwell and to help prevent them being admitted to hospital unnecessarily.

  • Oxygen assessment at Hove Poly Clinic or in the patients home for both long term oxygen therapy and ambulatory oxygen requirements

  • Nebuliser assessment for both long and short term use Pulmonary rehabilitation at Salvation Army, The Level, or home exercise programmes

  • Specialist advice to other health care professionals Help for patients and carers to manage a respiratory disease and live life as fully as possible

  • Rapid response visits for patients in an exacerbation. The service aims to visit within 4 hours

  • Group education sessions to enable patients to self manage their condition

  • Non-pharmacological anxiety management

The Home Oxygen Service (HOS) sits within the Community Respiratory Service.

Guidance for referring for or ordering Home Oxygen can be found here (this is for GPs and clinicians only).


Brighton, Hove

How To Access

This service is for patients registered with a GP in Brighton and Hove. If you have already been referred to the service, please contact us direct for advice. If you are not already one of our patients, ask your GP or another health or social care professional to refer you to us.

Contact Details

Community Respiratory Service
1st Floor, Dyke Building
Brighton General Hospital
Elm Grove
Direct line: 01273 265593
Fax: 01273 265596

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm
Saturday/Sunday/Bank Holidays 8.30am to 4.30pm

How to find us

Many patients are seen at home. All our clinics are fully accessible to disabled people and people in wheelchairs.

Local bus information on 01273 886200.

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