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 of 2 Consultant Respiratory Physicians with a specialist interest in interstitial lung disease, Professor Millar and Dr Adamali, a Consultant Rheumatologist Dr Gunawardena, Specialist Nurse Heather Lamb and Pharmacist Lloyd Mayers, Clinical Trials Nurse Deborah Warbrick and lung function technicians.

We also have the support of a team of Surgeons, Radiologists and Pathologists.

Our specialist clinics are held twice weekly and in addition a monthly joint clinic with the rheumatologist.