British Lung Foundation

Together, we’re making sure that one day everyone will breathe clean air with healthy lungs.


Your right lung is a little larger than the left

How your lungs work


Somebody dies from lung disease every 5 minutes

Lung disease in the UK statistics


In 30 years, we've spent over £30m on lung research

Our research


Our helpline answers more than 20,000 calls a year

Speak to our helpline

Help us to continue funding vital research

Sadly, there’s been no improvement in mortality for people with lung disease for more than 10 years. This reflects the fact research into lung disease has been severely underfunded.

Now more than ever we need your support to continue funding vital research into lung disease.