Lincolnshire Specific Conditions

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Directory of Palliative Care and End of Life Services in Lincs.
1st October 2015

Outlines the help and support provided by a range of organisations and groups in Lincolnshire. (Last updated March 2014 so some of this is out of date)

BTS Guidelines for Home Oxygen Use
29th January 2016

Palliative Oxygen Therapy is specifically discussed on pages 26 - 27 of the document. These are guidelines for Home Oxygen Use in adults and may not be appropriate in all circumstances. Published in Thorax June 2015. Recommended by our community respiratory team.

Oxygen Guidance Information
29th January 2016

Health Professionals Guide to Completing Part A HOOF produced by Air Liquide. Recommended by our community respiratory team.

Community Falls Pack (version 2)
15th December 2015

A collection of prompts aimed at clinicians to systematically assess patients after a fall. The aim is to provide good care planning and be able to consider the possible causes and review effectively. Some patients will be identified who are frail and in the last year of their life.

How To Cope With Being Short of Breath – Energy Conservation
29th January 2016

The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care have produced information leaflets for patients with breathing problems. Here are some tips on energy conservation recommended by our local specialist respiratory team.

Recognising and managing frailty in primary care
8th November 2017

This issue of Effectiveness Matters summarises guidance and evidence about recognising and managing frailty in primary care. This bulletin is based on national guidance and existing sources of synthesised and quality-assessed evidence.

How To Cope With Being Short of Breath – Patient Information on Body Positions
29th January 2016

The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care have produced information leaflets for patients with breathing problems. Here is advice for patients on body positions that will help as recommended by our local specialist respiratory team.

How To Cope With Being Short of Breath – Breathing Exercises for Patients
29th January 2016

The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care have produced information leaflets for patients with breathing problems. Here are some tips on some breathing exercises recommended by our local specialist respiratory team.

Consent form for Home Oxygen
29th January 2016

Consent to share information between suppliers, health providers and Fire Rescue Services. Recommended by our community respiratory team.

COPD affects every part of my daily life
7th December 2016 | Source: BLF

In this powerful film, a patient, Chris talks about his experiences of living with COPD. He talks about how he uses oxygen to manage his condition and we see him attending a local exercise class. Chris also talks about the support he gets from health care professionals including a respiratory physiotherapist.

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