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Pulmonary Rehabilitation

GPs and practice nurses can refer people with COPD who have an MRC score of 3 or more to pulmonary rehabilitation.

Respiratory Team support coffee mornings

If you would like advice or support from professionals and others with similar health problems come to one of the Respiratory Team Coffee Mornings. Further details in the locality links below:

  • Reading - at 3.30pm the first Tuesday in the month at St Michael's Parish Hall, Routh Lane, RG30 4JZ
  • Newbury - at 3pm the first Monday in the month at Greenham Community Centre, RG14 2FG
  • Wokingham - at 11am the first Tuesday in the month at the Wokingham Masonic Centre, Reading Road, RG41 1EG
  • To reserve a place at any of these please call: 0118 467 2891

What is COPD? A simple animation by, HealthSketch, explaining what COPD is, how it is caused, the main symptoms and treatments, and the lifestyle changes that can make a big difference. We hope this video will be useful to you and those around you.


Living with COPD: Three local people with COPD talk about their experiences, including the benefits of pulmonary rehab classes.


Pulmonary rehabilitation: Three members of the Community Respiratory Team discuss practical help available for local people living with COPD.


If you need medical help and are unsure what to do, call NHS 111 for help and advice. They are available 24 hours a day.