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.
“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 and wellbeing, in addition to guidance about relevant support services.

To arrange a telephone appointment with the Lung Cancer Support Nurse, complete the form below.

Respiratory Care Nurse

The Respiratory Care Nurse telephone service is available for people living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) 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.To arrange a telephone appointment with the Respiratory Care Nurse, complete the form below.

“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