Information and Support Centre

We understand being diagnosed with a lung condition can have an enormous impact on you and your family. We want you to know you are not alone and that we are here to support you to live well with your lung disease. Lung Foundation Australia provides services and resources for people with many types of lung diseases, including Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and lung cancer.

Information and Support Centre

Our Information and Support Centre team provides guidance, information and support, and connects you to relevant support services. This free and confidential service is available Monday to Friday 8am – 4.30pm (AEST) (excl. public holidays). Please note this service does not offer medical or treatment advice. Freecall 1800 654 301 or email enquiries@lungfoundation.com.au

“Many thanks for your help and information, it truly helped me get my mother home with her oxygen. You truly are a credit to your team and I really cannot thank you enough. You were a steady hand in my very rough ocean. I will never forget what you did.”

Sharyn, carer

Lung Cancer Support Nurse

The Lung Cancer Support Nurse provides a telephone based service for patients, their families and carers at any stage of their lung cancer journey. The Lung Cancer Support Nurse is a highly experienced oncology nurse who can provide evidence-based information regarding diagnosis, treatment, symptom management, well-being in addition to guidance about relevant support services.

The Lung Cancer Support Nurse aims to empower patients, their families and carers to work with their healthcare team to make informed choices about the treatment and management of their lung cancer, whilst also addressing their supportive care needs.

People living with lung cancer, their families and carers can contact our Information and Support Centre to make a booking with the Lung Cancer Support Nurse, on the freecall number 1800 654 301.

Respiratory Care Nurse

The Respiratory Care Nurse telephone service is available for people living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or bronchiectasis. Our skilled nurse can provide guidance on all aspects of your condition according to the management guidelines.

 

The Respiratory Care Nurse aims to connect you with the information and support to live well with your lung condition. The service offers three telephone appointments over a few months to ensure you receive the support you need.

Please contact our Information and Support Centre to make a booking with the Respiratory Care Nurse, on the freecall number 1800 654 301.

“I have no link to my hospital and if it wasn’t for the suggestion to call Lung Foundation Australia’s Lung Cancer Support Nurse, I would have continued to flounder with my symptoms. Thank you for listening, your kindness and guidance.”

Anonymous