Occupational Lung Disease Referral Centre : Birmingham Regional Occupational Lung Disease Centre
For patients in the West Midlands area and metropolitan county, we have a large referral centre for Occupational Lung Disease, lead by Dr Gareth Walters. The multidisciplinary team also includes Prof Sherwood Burge, Dr Alastair Robertson, Dr Vicky Moore, Sister Geraldine Burge and Dr David Stableforth.
We see patients with the following:
Interstitial Lung Disease
Asbestos related pleural disease
Asthma or COPD
Occupational infections including tuberculosis and legionella
Sick Building Syndrome
We are happy to receive referrals from occupational physicians and nurses in charge of occupational health departments, as well as GPs, chest physicians and other specialists.
Referrals can be sent to:Dr Gareth WaltersConsultant Respiratory PhysicianBirmingham Chest Clinic151 Great Charles streetBirminghamB3 3HX
Birmingham Regional Occupational Lung Diseaes Centre Co-ordinator (Tim Smith) Tel: 0121 424 1940
Occupational health clinicians need to supply us with details of possible work exposures, as well as copies of any lung function tests already carried out.
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