Respiratory Services – COPD Domiciliary Pathway

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A consultant-supported multidisciplinary team, providing domiciliary visits to housebound patients with severe respiratory disease, who frequently have exacerbations or are at risk of admission to hospital. The team also provide:

  • exacerbation management
  • hospital admission avoidance and support on hospital discharge
  • medication optimisation and medication trials
  • individualised management plans e.g. home pulmonary rehabilitation, self-management education, psychology input
  • disease education

The team attend weekly meetings with respiratory consultants from UCLH and RFH to discuss referrals. An MDT care plan will be sent to referring GP.


Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

  • Aimed at housebound patients with confirmed diagnosis of COPD with frequent exacerbations or hospital admissions

How to refer

EMIS form Download Form

Referral methods: Email

Complete the EMIS form and send by email. Attach any relevant discharge, outpatient reports or recent spirometry.

e: camdenreferrals.cnwl@nhs.net

Editable PDF / Word document Download Form

Referral methods: Email

Complete the referral form and send by email. Attach any relevant discharge, outpatient reports or recent spirometry.

e: camdenreferrals.cnwl@nhs.net