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Asthma Service

Location

Outpatient department at the Royal Derby Hospital

Contact Asthma Specialist Nurse Sonia Greenwood on (01332) 787221 or Jackie Gaskin (administrator) on (01332) 785058

About us

Asthma is a common condition affecting over 5 million people in the UK. It is caused by inflammation of the airways and leads to symptoms including wheezing, coughing and difficulty in breathing. Although there is no cure for asthma, there are a number of treatments that can help effectively control the condition.

The Asthma Service at Royal Derby Hospital is led by Dr. Irfan Wahedna and Dr. Deepak Subramanian; our newly appointed specialist asthma nurse is Sonia Greenwood.

We are in the process of setting up a dedicated asthma clinic with additional support from other healthcare professionals including physiotherapists and speech and language therapists. 

Services 

Xolair® administration

Allergy testing

Bronchial provocation testing

Nitric oxide measurements 

Other information

Please bring with you a copy of your medications and any other information relating to your condition that may be important.

We may ask you to complete a questionnaire prior to your appointment to assess the impact of your condition on your lifestyle.