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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the name for a collection of lung diseases including chronic bronchitis, emphysema and chronic obstructive airways disease. The main symptom of COPD is an inability to breathe in and out properly. This is also referred to as airflow obstruction.

Useful Links:

NHS Choices - Guide to the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and risks of COPD from the NHS.

COPD Factsheet - This factsheet is for people who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or who would like information about it.

British Lung Foundation - Information and guidance on living with COPD

 

These links all come from trusted resources but if you are unsure about these or any other medical matters please contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
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Blackhall Community Health Centre
Hesleden Road
Blackhall
Cleveland
TS27 4LQ
 
Peterlee Community Hospital
O'Neill Drive
Peterlee
Co Durham
SR8 5TZ
 

Tel: 0191 586 4331
Fax: 0191 586 8288

Out of Hours: 111
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