Addressing the legacy of coal
Gail Miles @CoalfieldsNC Respiratory nurse consultant and clinical lead for BreathingSpace, Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
BreathingSpace is a nurse-led and nurse-run unit for patients with long-term respiratory conditions in South Yorkshire
We treat patients with a variety of respiratory conditions, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), bronchiectasis and chronic asthma – which primarily affect the airways – and pulmonary fibrosis, which is scarring of the lung interstitium.
Nursing Standard. 32, 14,31-31. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.14.31.s23