Factsheets

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

ChILD – Children’s interstitial lung disease
Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM)

Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM)

Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) is a rare lung condition that mainly affects women of childbearing age. Although it has been reported in men, it is extremely rare. It is estimated that three…

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Managing bronchiectasis in adults – Understanding the professional guidelines
Rare and ‘orphan’ lung diseases
Rare lung cancers

Rare lung cancers

There are several different kinds of lung cancer, often referred to as lung cancer subtypes. Some of these occur more often than others. In this factsheet we will specifically look…

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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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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
IPF – Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Lung cancer screening
Mental wellbeing and lung health
Patient and public involvement
Pulmonary rehabilitation in adults
Quitting smoking: the benefits – Infographic
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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