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Lung function unit
Box: 40
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Hills Road
CB2 0QQ 

Enquiries: 01223 217 065 
Fax: 01223 216 065

Lung function tests are designed to determine how well your lungs are working. The main tests assess the size of your lungs, how efficiently they exchange gases such as oxygen and how fast you can blow the air out.   

There are a number of different techniques, which the physiologists in the department will explain to you while you are performing the tests. Basically all of the tests will get you to breathe in and out as much as you can but each test has its own slight difference.

Finding the Lung Function Unit:

The entrance to the Unit is via Clinic 2a

From the Outpatients entrance: go through the Outpatients reception area. Turn right onto the main corridor leading to the hospital concourse. Clinic 2a is found on the left hand side of the corridor and is reached through the x-ray department.

From car park B: clinic 2a is accessible from car park B next to the Oncology entrance.

Key contacts:

Professor David Lomas

Chief Clinical Respiratory Physiologist: 
Dr Karl Sylvester
Tel: 01223 217065

Operations Manager: 
Sharon McNally
Tel: 01223 256426

Clinic Co-ordinator
Tel: 01223 216 646
Clinic 2A appointments: 01223 216 645