Providing useful information for people with learning disabilities, their carers and all health professionals

The Chest Clinic

The staff in Chest Clinic are very keen to support people with learning disabilities when they are referred to Chest Clinic for investigation, diagnosis and treatment. Chest Clinic offers a wide variety of services covering many conditions that can affect the breathing. These include asthma, sleep apnoea, COPD, lung cancer, coughs and breathlessness. You may be asked to complete some tests before you see a doctor or nurse in the clinic. This is to assess your breathing or sleeping.

You can contact the Chest Clinic Team on 0191 5699102, Monday to Friday 8.30 -6 .


Click below for an Easy Read leaflet about Asthma.

Please also click on the video links to see the correct way to use your inhaler with and without a spacer.


Download Easy Read Leaflet on Asthma. Download Video Clip of the correct way to use your inhaler with a SPACER for asthma. Download Video Clip of the correct way to use an inhaler for asthma.

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Contact Us

  • Health and Transitions Team
  • 2nd Floor
  • Monkwearmouth Hospital
  • Newcastle Road
  • Sunderland, SR5 1NB
Telephone 07468 710819

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