Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) reviews are offered on a regular basis to those patients who have been diagnosed with the condition. It is recommended that patients with COPD attend a review every 12 months.
The purpose of a regular review is to help patients manage their COPD as well as possible.
More information about COPD and how to manage the condition can be found on
The British Lung Foundation or NHS Choices websites, just click on the link for more information.
If you think you may be suffering from this condition please make an appointment to see your GP, who will then refer you to the specialist practice nurse if necessary.
Related Clinics and Services
If you have been diagnosed with COPD, we recommend that you receive a Seasonal Flu Vaccination every year. You should receive an invitation for this in the winter. You will also be offered a one-off pneumococcal (PPV) vaccination to protect against pneumococcal Infection, if you have never received one before.
Also, if you are a current smoker, we strongly recommend you take advantage of our Smoking Cessation Clinic.