Respiratory services

The Croydon Respiratory Team (CRT) aims to improve outcomes for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients in Croydon 

Find out more including how to refer

Service overview

The CRT aims to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions for IECOPD through a rapid access HOT clinic and urgent home visits as appropriate.

Community clinics take place twice a month at

  • CUH 
  • Purley Memorial Hospital
  • New Addington Parkway

Pulmonary Rehabilitation delivers a comprehensive intervention designed to improve the physical and psychological condition of people with chronic respiratory disease and promote the long-term adherence to health-enhancing behaviours.

Sessions run once / twice a week at:

  • Purley Christ Church
  • New Addington Baptist Church
  • Thornton Heath Leisure Centre
  • South Norwood Leisure Centre

The Home Oxygen Service manages adult patients living in Croydon who are on oxygen therapy for a variety conditions, . It reviews new patients at six weeks, six months and then provides yearly reviews. The Home Oxygen Service is able to order appropriate modalities for patients to facilitate cost effective compliance to oxygen therapy.

The COPD Improvement Service provides training for primary care staff to facilitate an increase in quality assured COPD diagnoses in Croydon.

 

We treat

CRT – patients with COPD

Pulmonary Rehabilitation – patients with chronic respiratory disease

Home oxygen service – all adult patients with long term or ambulatory oxygen requirements in Croydon

COPD Improvement Service – patients at risk of COPD who require spirometry to diagnose / confirm diagnosis

 

How to refer

Email referral form to ch-tr.crt@nhs.net

 

Contact details

CRT / Oxygen / spirometry - 020 8401 3963, Pulmonary Rehabilitation – 020 8274 6495

Consultants, Matrons and Senior Allied Health Professionals

Dr Rosh Siva - Consultant Physician

Amy Grant

Leann Campbell

Laura Burke

Helena Turner

Melanie da Costa

Chandra Yagambrun

Sonal Patel

Catherine Smallwood

Sakeena Hosenbokus

Janet Kiruka

Krisztina Bartok-Thomas

Chris Quinn

Andrea Stevens

Margy Lee

 

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