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Respiratory service referrals

Who can refer

We accept referrals for any children under 16 with chronic or acute respiratory conditions from GPs and from hospital consultants. We do not see patients with TB or cystic fibrosis.

We work closely with the Evelina London paediatric sleep service.

How to refer

Referrals should be addressed to the children's respiratory service and can be sent by email or post using the referral contact details in the box on this page.

In an emergency, please contact the paediatric registrar via the main hospital switchboard on 020 7188 7188 and ask for bleep 0339.

Referral criteria

Conditions treated

  • Asthma and general respiratory conditions, except TB and cystic fibrosis. 

Procedures performed

  • History taking and full examination
  • Spirometry and inhaler technique
  • Asthma education
  • Chest x-ray and chest CT with or without contrast
  • Flexible bronchoscopies and bronchoalveolar lavage
  • Respiratory sleep studies
  • Combined sleep studies with EEG
  • Videotelemetry
  • Initiation and monitoring of home ventilation.


  • Patients over 16 years old
  • Patients with known cystic fibrosis.

Referral contacts

Tel: 020 7188 7188 ext. 58203
Post: Children's respiratory service
Level 6 – Sky
Evelina London Children's Hospital
Westminster Bridge Road
London SE1 7EH
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