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Rapid assessment and treatment of respiratory problems
The appearance of COVID-19 has made many people much more aware of their respiratory health, and its importance in daily life. To people with long-term respiratory problems this has been nothing new, but increased awareness in the wider population has led to many more people seeking medical help for various symptoms.
Common symptoms of respiratory disease include:
You may be struggling with a flare-up of a pre-existing respiratory condition. Alternatively, you may be concerned by new symptoms that have suddenly started without an obvious trigger. Whatever your situation, at BMI Hendon Hospital we can provide you with personal Consultant-led care tailored to your needs, so that you can get back to better respiratory health without delay.
If you would appreciate expert guidance, why not book your private appointment now at BMI Hendon Hospital, while it’s fresh in your mind?
Respiratory medicine is involved with the diagnosis and management of diseases affecting:
A doctor who specialises in this field is a Consultant Respiratory Physician.
Diseases and conditions affecting the respiratory system may be:
Respiratory conditions found within these categories include:
For various symptoms or conditions, your Consultant may work closely with specialists in other fields to ensure you receive the best treatment. For example, if pains in your chest are found not to be caused by a respiratory condition, referral to Cardiology may be indicated. Similarly, a persistent cough without an obvious respiratory cause may be referred to our colleagues in Gastroenterology or ENT.
Should lung cancer be diagnosed, rapid referral to the relevant Oncology team will be made.
This multi-speciality approach to your care means you will always receive the optimal treatment plan for your specific condition, from an expert in the relevant field.
Your first consultation at Hendon will be directed at diagnosing your condition and determining the best possible treatment for you.
Your Consultant will take a detailed medical history and will ask you in detail about the symptoms you’ve been experiencing. They will normally carry out a physical examination of your chest and any other relevant systems. A stethoscope will be used to listen to your chest as you breathe in and out.
There are a variety of tests that can be helpful, including:
While some of these can be carried out on-site at BMI Hendon Hospital, others will be arranged for you off-site. Where appropriate, Sleep Studies, Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scans and EBUS-TBNA (for cellular analysis of lymph glands), can also be requested outside the hospital.
Once a diagnosis has been made, your Consultant will discuss options with you and will formulate a treatment plan. If you have any questions or concerns, they will happily discuss these with you during your private appointment.
When you choose to visit BMI Hendon Hospital in London, you will benefit from:
For peace of mind and known expert care, why not contact us today to book your private Respiratory appointment? We look forward to welcoming you to BMI Hendon Hospital and helping you to get the support you need without delay.
Pay for yourself with our fixed price packages. This includes your pre-assessment, treatment, follow-ups and six months of aftercare.
We are widely recognised by health insurers. Ask your insurer about your cover and for an insurer pre-authorisation code.
Pay for yourself with monthly repayments spread over 12 months, interest-free (terms and conditions apply)