Patient Support

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Patient Resource Order Form January 2016 (313 KB) Patient Resource Order Form January 2016 (351 KB)

Lung Information & Patient Support

Information contained in this section has been produced by Lung Foundation Australia to provide information on lung disease, its treatment, patient support and related issues.

The information is designed to be used as a guide only, is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical treatment and is presented for the sole purpose of disseminating information to reduce lung disease.

Information and Support Centre

The Centre provides the following services and can be contacted on the toll free number 1800 654 301 or via email enquiries@lungfoundation.com.au

Patient Education Resources

Brochures are available covering a range of lung conditions, treatment options and diagnostic procedures. The Lung Foundation has produced additional resources such as handbooks, booklets and DVDs to assist patients in understanding and managing their lung condition.

Newsletter

Published on a quarterly basis, LungNet News is a free publication which provides useful articles on lung health and keeps readers informed of the work of  Lung Foundation Australia.

Patient Support Groups

Located in all States and Territories, Patient Support Groups meet regularly to provide a welcoming, informal environment for those with a lung condition, their families and/or carers. Group activities may include guest speakers, social activities, exercise programs and peer support.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

These programs are provided by health professionals and consist of exercise training and information sessions to assist patients to understand their lung condition and help improve their quality of life. The Lung Foundation maintains a list of contacts for programs in each State and Territory.

Education Days

Held annually in each state and the ACT, Patient Education Days provide an opportunity for patients to hear first hand from health professionals about the latest developments in lung health.