respiratory mental health team - help with anxiety, depression due to chronic illness and teach breathing techniques, GP - initial diagnosis and treatment of COPD, practice nurse - annual reviews. perform spirometry, respiratory specialist nurse - Often do OP clinics to help with tricky cases, community matron - Can examine and prescribe medications. see patients with multiple comorbidities regularly in community, cardiothoracic surgeon - performs lung reduction surgery, Respiratory physician - manage complex cases and oversee hospital admissions, Home oxygen team - assess and arrange for delivery of oxygen if required, pulmonary rehabilitation team - class to help patients improve their confidence and tolerance of exercise, dietician - optimise nutrition, physiotherapy - coach in breathing techniques and positive expiratory pressure devices, social prescriber - help with applying for benefits and accessing social support, social services - provide carers / home aids,





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