Physiotherapists work within a multiprofessional team to provide diagnosis and ongoing management of:
Patients with sleep breathing disorders.
Patients with chronic lung disease or neuromuscular weakness who have difficulty breathing due to muscle weakness or lung disease.
Patients who have a weak cough and are unable to cough or expectorate.
Outpatient assessment with home sleep studies including respiratory function tests, Blood gases when required.
Home assessment for patients who are too unwell to leave their home.
Ongoing monitoring and support for patients on ventilator support.