Respiratory Medicine

The directorate of respiratory medicine provides the full range of services at the Friarage and The James Cook University Hospital sites (with the exception of lung transplantation and adult cystic fibrosis).

The outpatient service is consultant-based on both sites with some patients being seen by specialist registrars in training at James Cook.

Patient Wilfred Routledge has a spirometry (breathing) test on World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Day

Inpatient beds are on Ainderby Ward at the Friarage and ward 9 at James Cook and we offer the following services:

  • General adult chest medicine
  • Lung cancer
  • Sleep disordered breathing
  • General adult chest medicine
  • Lung cancer


There are a number of clinics held for patients across our hospitals:

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