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Information and support for bronchiectasis

Our friendly helpline team on 0300 222 5800 are ready to answer your questions. For example, if you live with bronchiectasis, or care for someone who does, you may be entitled to welfare benefits to help you live with a long-term condition. You may also benefit from a referral for a breathlessness management class (pulmonary rehabilitation). Our team can tell you more.

Our patient support groups are a valuable source of support for people living with lung conditions. Enter your postcode to find your local group.

There’s more information about bronchiectasis including videos of people living with bronchiectasis at

Find out more about breathing techniques from the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care.

Watch videos on airway clearance techniques

For advice on the bladder and bowels, go to the Bladder and Bowel Community website.

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You can also find information about eating well, looking after your lungs in hot weather, singing for lung health, air pollution and more.

We use your comments to improve our information. We cannot reply to comments left on this form. If you have health concerns or need clinical advice, call our helpline on 03000 030 555 between 9am and 5pm on a weekday or email them.

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