Dudley Respiratory Group

About Us

Our Vision: To provide an integrated patient focused service, delivering efficient, high quality, evidence-based care to patients with COPD in Dudley.

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Our Vision: To provide an integrated patient focused service, delivering efficient, high quality, evidence-based care to patients with COPD in Dudley. Introduction COPD is a major cause of hospital admissions in the UK, accounting for over one million hospital admissions each year. Effective management of patients with COPD will result in positive patient outcomes that will be echoed...

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Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Pulmonary Rehabilitation currently runs at the following venues:- St James's Medical Practice                                         Mon & Thur    10:00am - 12:00pm Russells Hall...

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Oxygen Service

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Asthma

The ‘Dudley Respiratory Group ‘Excellence in Asthma’ is an attempt to build on current good practice in asthma provided by all Dudley’s GP Practices. We hope that practices who undertake this will find it useful and support the attempts of all Healthcare Professionals to empower their patients to manage their own asthma symptoms. Criteria Practices will be required...

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How to use Inhaler Devices

Types of Inhalers There are a variety of different types on inhalers. Some popular inhalers are listed below. Click on a particular inhaler for more information and to view an instructional video for its use. Metered Dose Inhalers Dry Powder Inhalers Spacer Devices Metered Dose Inhaler pMDI Accuhaler Large Volume Spacer (volumatic) single breath Easibreathe Breath Actuated Inhaler ...

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COPD Local Enhanced Service (LES)

The Burden of COPD COPD is thought to be the fourth leading cause of death worldwide; the World Health Organisation predicts that by 2020 it will have become the third. In the UK, approximately 900,000 people are diagnosed with COPD. The disease is closely associated with levels of deprivation; higher incidence occurring in more deprived areas. COPD is responsible for 30,000 deaths and is...

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Project 9 COPD Toolkit

Project 9 COPD Toolkit. To help with the diagnosis and treatment of COPD we have produced an easy-to-use online toolkit. The toolkit contains information about Diagnosis & Management, Pharmacological Treatment & Inhaler Technique plus case studies of typical COPD patients. Click here to view our online COPD Toolkit...

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COPD Downloads

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Health Trainers

  Dudley Health Trainer Service The Dudley Health Trainer Service is provided by ‘Health Exchange’, a company that works with people and their communities to achieve better health and wellbeing. The Health Trainers offer a personal, one-to-one service to Dudley patients over the age of 18 years. The service works to support individuals through 6 – 8 sessions in which...

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Documents

Please note the Asthma Treatment Guidelines and the COPD Treatment Guidelines are currently in the process of being updated and will be uploaded to this site shortly

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St John's House, Union St, Dudley, West Midlands, DY28PP, United Kingdom