Respiratory directory

This directory lists some of the key organisations working in the respiratory sector in the UK. If you are part of an organisation (or know one) that could be included here, please email


Making health personal

Academic Science Health Network for the North East and North Cumbria

Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis


Allergen Avoidance Works

American Thoracic Society


At-Risk Registers Integrated into primary care to Stop Asthma crises in the UK

Association for Respiratory Technology & Physiology

Breathing inspiration and quality into respiratory healthcare

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care

Association of Respiratory Nurse Specialists

Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry

Bringing medicines to life

Asthma UK

With you every breath of the way

Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research

Improving outcomes for people of all ages affected by asthma


Breathing Matters

British Association for Lung Research

British Lung Foundation

British Medical Association

British Paediatric Respiratory Society

a multidisciplinary organisation which exists to promote the respiratory health of all children and to improve the health of children with respiratory disease.

British Thoracic Society

Centre for Health and the Public Interest

An independent non-party think tank aiming to set out a vision of health and social care policy based on accountability and the public interest

Centre for Sustainable Healthcare

The Centre for Sustainable Healthcare’s innovative Sustainable Specialities programme inspires leadership and produces practical changes within the healthcare system.

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

Child Lung Foundation

Clement Clarke International Ltd

Coalition for Collaborative Care

Action for long-term conditions

Cochrane Airways Group

Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRCs)

Cystic Fibrosis Trust

East Midlands Academic Science Health Network

Igniting Innovation

The Eastern Academic Science Health Network

Improving health, creating wealth and innovating for excellence

Education for Health

Ethical Medicines Industry Group

European Respiratory Society

Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Network

Health Innovation Network South London


HSE Respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

Imperial College Health Partners

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Innovation Connect

International Primary Care Respiratory Group

Kent Surrey Sussex Academic Science Health Network

LAM Action

Leeds Respiratory Network

Mesothelioma Group

Providing up-to-date, free information and support, specifically focused on helping patients.

Mesothelioma Guide

Restoring hope for mesothelioma patients

Mesothelioma UK

My Lungs My Life

Napp Pharmaceuticals Ltd

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

National Institute for Health Research

NHS Choices

A-Z of conditions and treatments

NHS England - Specialised Respiratory

High quality care for all, now and for future generations

NHS Improving Quality

NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and King's College London

NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Imperial College London

Translating research into patient benefits

North West Coast Academic Science Health Network

Nuffield Trust

Evidence for better health care

Oxford Academic Science Health Network

Bringing together universities, industry and the NHS to improve health and prosperity in our region through rapid clinical innovation adoption.

Primary Care Respiratory Society

Public Health England

Respiratory Academy Commissioning Platform

A workshop series and forum for commissioners and provider managers, aiming to facilitate collaboration across the commissioning communities.

Respiratory Care Solutions

A not for profit organisation and social enterprise, formed as a natural progression from Leeds respiratory network.


The NHS RightCare programme is focussed on increasing value in healthcare – value for patients and value for populations.

Rotheram Respiratory


Royal College of General Practitioners

Royal College of Physicians

Scottish Thoracic Society

The Scottish Thoracic Society is the professional society for respiratory medicine in Scotland, representing physicians, specialist nurses, pulmonary function physiologists, respiratory physiotherapists, and those in training.

Severe Asthma National Network

Skills for Health

Developing a better skilled, more productive workforce

South West Academic Science Health Network

TB Alert

The Alpha-1 UK Support Group

The King’s Fund

Ideas that change healthcare

The Mesothelioma Center

The OSA Partnership Group

Raising awareness of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea. Together.

The PCD Family Support Group

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Trust

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA UK)

The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

The Sound Doctor


UK Inhaler Group

UK Lung Cancer Coalition (UKLCC)

The UK Lung Cancer Coalition (UKLCC) is calling for a doubling of five-year lung cancer survival rates to 25% by 2025.

University of Manchester Intellectual Property

Wellcome Trust

Welsh Thoracic Society

The Welsh Thoracic Society is a not-for-profit organisation concerned with the respiratory health of patients within Wales.

Wessex Academic Science Health Network

Wessex Interstitial Lung Disease support group

West Midlands Academic Science Health Network

West of England Academic Science Health Network

Yorkshire and Humber Academic Health Science Network

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