Respiratory care

Diagnosis and treatments for breathing-related difficulties and conditions.

Related specialties

  • CT scan
  • X-ray

Why Spire?

  • Fast access to treatments, tests and scans
  • Consultants who are experts in their field
  • Clear, inclusive pricing

Respiratory medicine is focused on the diagnosis and treatment of both acute and chronic dysfunction of the cardiopulmonary system.

Spire Healthcare hospitals have a skilled team of consultants who provide care for many respiratory conditions such as lung cancer, asthma, emphysema, bronchitis and pneumonia.

We can offer the following tests here at Spire Little Aston Hospital

  • CT scan
  • Thoracic ultrasound
  • Rigid and flexible bronchoscopy
  • Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATs)

Treatment that can be offered includes

  • Pleural drainage (therapeutic, diagnostic, indwelling pleural catheter)
  • VATs pleural biopsy
  • Large airway stenting
  • Limited lung resections

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Important information about Covid-19 tests

COVID-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service at Spire Little Aston Hospital.


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