Factsheets

Read our factsheets about a variety of lung conditions and topics linked to lung health such as, quitting smoking, exercise, and vaccination.

Air travel when you have a lung condition
Bronchoscopy

Bronchoscopy

Bronchoscopy is a procedure that allows a doctor to examine your windpipe, airways and lungs. This factsheet explains what the procedure involves, why it is used and two case studies…

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ChILD – Children’s interstitial lung disease
Healthy-Lungs-during-COVID-19

COVID-19 – Healthy Lungs during COVID-19 – Infographic

COVID-19 Factsheet
Health-related quality of life
IPF – Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Mental wellbeing and lung health
Patient and public involvement
Pulmonary rehabilitation in adults
Quitting smoking: the benefits – Infographic
Rare and ‘orphan’ lung diseases
Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis

This factsheet is about sarcoidosis symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. It also explains how sarcoidosis affects people. It is for anyone affected by the condition whether you are newly diagnosed or…

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Smoking and the lungs
Smoking when you have a lung condition
Telemedicine

Telemedicine

Telemedicine, also known as telehealth, telecare or e-health, is a new approach to healthcare, which uses technology to help you, as a patient, to manage your own condition from home

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Testing your lungs: spirometry
Work-related lung conditions
Your lungs and exercise

Your lungs and exercise

Regular physical activity and exercise improves quality of life, whether you are healthy or you have a lung condition. Many people associate keeping fit with maintaining a healthy heart, losing…

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