Support and information

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

Recently diagnosed with a lung condition and looking for information? Are you a carer looking for support? Or perhaps you want information on treatment and diagnosis?

We provide reliable, up-to-date and easy to understand information to help answer your questions about lung health. Find out how we produce our information.

You can also contact our Helpline for more information and support.

Diagram of the lungs
How your lungs work
Learn about the structure of your lungs, why you need to breathe and how oxygen enters your bloodstream.
How your lungs work
Female respiratory doctor talks to patient
Lung conditions
Find trustworthy, up-to-date and comprehensive information on conditions including COPD, IPF, lung cancer and mesothelioma.
View our health information
BLF helpline nurse offers support
Support for you
Looking for support? We offer a range of services to help answer any questions you and your carers may have.
Our support services
Person living with a lung condition
Living with a lung condition
Life doesn’t have to stop if you’ve been diagnosed with a lung condition. Learn how you can take part in the things you love and improve your quality of life.
Living with a lung condition
Air pollution
Air pollution and your lungs
Air pollution can be a serious problem for people living with lung conditions. Learn about the affects of air pollution and how you can look after yourself.
Air pollution and your lungs
Looking after someone with a lung condition
Looking after someone with a lung condition
If you care for someone with a lung condition, this information will explain the support that is available to help you.
Looking after someone with a lung condition
Breathe Easy group
Find your local Breathe Easy group
There are more than 230 Breathe Easy groups offering lots of support across the UK. Use our search tool to find one in your area.
Breathe Easy groups
Lighting a cigarette
Stopping smoking
Giving up smoking is the most important change you can make to improve your wellbeing. Find out the facts and get support to quit.
Help to give up smoking
Sarcoidosis leaflet - British Lung Foundation
You can download or order your own free copy of our health information from our online shop.
COPD self-management products
Self-help products
We’ve developed a selection of self-management tools to help you make informed decisions, feel in control of your condition and enjoy a better quality of life.
Self-help products