Lung conditions

We are here for everyone affected by lung disease, whatever their condition.

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From rarer conditions such as sarcoidosis, to conditions that affect millions of people such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), we provide trustworthy, reliable and up-to-date information on lung disease.

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Lung conditions:

Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency (AATD)

Asbestos-related conditions




Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)

Interstitial lung disease (ILD)

Lung cancer


Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA)


Pulmonary hypertension


Sex and breathlessness


Other lung conditions

Children's lung conditions

Need some help?

The specialist nurses and advisers on our helpline are dedicated to answering your questions.

Whether it’s about finding equipment, coping with symptoms or if you just need a chat, they are here for you. Ringing the helpline never costs more than a local call and is usually free, even from a mobile.