Our thoracic/respiratory medicine service offers a comprehensive inpatient and outpatient medical service for adults with conditions affecting the lungs.

We have specialist services in:

  • Severe asthma
  • Bronchiectasis/Lung infection
  • Bronchoscopy services
  • Lung Cancer
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)
  • Oxygen assessment
  • Pleural Disease
  • Sleep Disordered Breathing
  • Tuberculosis

We have strong links with support services and other specialties within UCLH:

  • Lung function
  • Radiology (including nuclear medicine)
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Rheumatology
  • Sleep services 
  • Allergy service

The department has a strong academic basis and is active in basic science and clinical research (see links)

The Institute of Lung Disease and lung cancer teams have their own charities to provide information on these conditions, support for patients and their families/friends and raise money for research (see useful links).

Other contact information

Assistant General Manager - Jen English
Email: Jen.english@nhs.net


Respiratory Medicine
8th Floor
235 Euston Road
London, NW1 2BU

University College Hospital
Outpatients and Lung Function Laboratory
1st Floor Podium
235 Euston Road
London, NW1 2BU

Other referral information

NHS e-Referral Service (formerly Choose and Book referrals)

UCLH service name Choose and book specialty Clinic type
Thoracic medicine Respiratory medicine General respiratory, Sleep disordered breathing


Referral address

Respiratory Medicine Service 
UCH Referrals Centre 
University College London Hospitals 
Ground Floor North 
250 Euston Road 
London NW1 2PG