Lung health

Getting the information you need when you need it can make all the difference.

Whether you’ve just been diagnosed with lung disease and are eager for information, or you’re a carer looking for support, whether you have a child with lung disease or want information on treatment and diagnosis – we can provide it.

Our information about lung health is reliable and trustworthy. Find out how we produce it.

Lung health on the British Lung Foundation website

Recently diagnosed >

If you’ve just heard that you or someone close to you has lung disease, you can turn to us for expert information, advice and support. more >

About your lungs >

Your lungs are amazing. Find out how they work and why it’s important to take good care of them. more >

Lung conditions >

Find trustworthy, up-to-date and comprehensive information on more than 40 types of lung condition. more >

Children's lungs >

Having a child who is unwell is a really worrying time. Find the information and support you need. more >

Treatment >

Learn about the variety of ways to treat lung disease. more >

Living with a lung condition>

From tips on health eating to information about going on holiday, everything you need to know to live well with lung disease. more >


cat test

The COPD Assessment Test (CAT) is a questionnaire for people with COPD designed to measure the impact of the condition on a person’s life. The CAT is very simple and aims to help doctors and nurses better manage a patient’s COPD.