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Swale Community Respiratory Service

We’re a specialist respiratory community based service aimed at improving the quality of life and care given to patients with chronic respiratory disease such as: COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), chronic bronchitis, emphysema, bronchiectasis and interstitial lung disease.


Sittingbourne Memorial Hospital, Bell Road, ME10 4DT

Sheppey Community Hospital, Plover Road, ME12 3LT

t: 0300 247 0400
e: vcl.dgss-ccc@nhs.net


 

More about us

We provide:

  • Urgent unwell service with same day reviews for unwell patients provided Mon ay to Friday 08:30 t0 16:00
  • Routine patient assessments for housebound patients (home visits) including: clinical objective assessment, spirometry and pulse oximetry

We hold the following clinics at Sittingbourne Memorial Hospital and Sheppey Community Hospital:

  • Routine patient assessment (in clinic)
  • Oxygen assessment clinics – capillary blood gas sampling
  • Telephone advice

You will need a referral to the service by your GP or other healthcare professional. Once the referral has been received, it will be triaged by the Respiratory Team and you will be sent a letter to attend clinic at one of the locations listed above or a phone call to arrange a home visit as appropriate.

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