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The Lung Function Unit undertakes a number of physiological assessments to aid with the diagnosis of respiratory abnormalities, to monitor responses to interventions such as medicines or chemotherapy or to assess the risk to undergo certain procedures such as surgery or bone marrow transplants.

The unit provides a wide range of diagnostic tests to both outpatients and inpatients referred to the service. The main tests include assessment of the size of the lungs, how efficiently they exchange gases such as oxygen and how fast they can blow the air out.
More advanced tests are also conducted.

More details: Lung function tests

Contact the Lung function unit

Telephone: 
01223 217065

Lung Function Unit
Box: 40
Cambridge University Hospitals
NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridge Biomedical Campus
Hills Road
Cambridge
CB2 0QQ

Clinic open: 08:30–16:30

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.

Map showing clinic 2a