Interstitial Lung Disease

The Bristol Interstitial Lung Disease Service at North Bristol NHS Trust cares for catchment area of around 550,000 people (plus additional referrals from other centres), with a variety of interstitial lung diseases including:

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF).
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis (HP).
  • Sarcoidosis.
  • Pulmonary fibrosis related to auto-immune conditions such as Rheumatoid arthritis, SLE, systemic sclerosis, Sjogren's syndrome.
  • Pulmonary fibrosis due to other causes.

Our team includes:

  • Consultant Respiratory Physicians with a specialist interest in Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Consultant Rheumatologists
  • Specialist ILD Nurses
  • Highly Specialist pharmacists and pharmacy technicians
  • Multidisciplinary team meeting co-ordinator
  • ILD Secretary and pathway co-ordinator
  • We also have the support of a team of Surgeons, Radiologists and Pathologists.

We offer access to specialist medications whilst providing holistic management of our patients. 


Asthma and Lung UK:

Action for pulmonary fibrosis:

Sarcoidosis UK charity: 

Interstitial Lung Disease

How to contact us:

How to contact us:

Bristol Interstitial Lung Disease Service 

Telephone advice line 0117 414 7762

E-mail advice line (not for use in emergencies):