Factsheets

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

Pulmonary arterial hypertension
Pulmonary Embolism

Pulmonary Embolism

A pulmonary embolism is a clot in the blood vessels in the lungs and is a medical emergency. If you think you might have a pulmonary embolism, it is important…

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Air travel when you have a lung condition
Healthy-Lungs-during-COVID-19

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

COVID-19 Factsheet
Health-related quality of life
Mental wellbeing and lung health
Patient and public involvement
Quitting smoking: the benefits – Infographic
Rare and ‘orphan’ lung diseases
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
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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