Respiratory and Cystic Fibrosis Unit
Temple Street Children’s University Hospital
Tel: (01) 892 1814, (01) 892 1816 and (01) 878 4659
Hours: Monday to Friday, 07:45am to 4pm
The Respiratory and Cystic Fibrosis Unit provides individualised holistic family centred care to all and their families during their hospital stay/day treatment and day therapy.
Our respiratory and Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS) provides direct care to outpatients and inpatients with a wide range of conditions such as Cystic Fibrosis (CF), Asthma, congenital lung abnormalities, immunodeficiencies with respiratory disease and respiratory management of neuromuscular conditions.
Our aim is to provide education and support to children and their families in all aspects of respiratory care. This includes day therapies, IV drug treatments, reviews and assessments.
We work within a multidisciplinary team framework which includes two Paediatric Respiratory Consultants, one Medical Registrar, one Senior House Officer, Physiotherapists, a Clinical Psychologist, Dietitians, Social Workers, Respiratory Scientists and Clinical Nurse Specialists.
The Respiratory and Cystic Fibrosis Unit is located on Level 2 Outpatients Department
The Respiratory Department
The Respiratory Department diagnoses and provides ongoing care for children with chronic respiratory problems including asthma, congenital lung abnormalities, Immunodeficiencies with respiratory disease and respiratory management of neuromuscular conditions.