There are many online resources available on the internet, the difficulty is often determining which are reliable. Below we have listed some links which we would recommend to our patients.
General Respiratory Websites
The British Lung Foundation
The NHS Patient Choices
The NHS patient choiceswebsite allows you to find information on numerous medical conditions as well as symptoms such as breathlessness, https://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Pages/hub.aspx.
The British Thoracic Society
The British Thoracic Society is more of a website for clinicians http://www.brit-thoracic.org.uk but does publish Guidelines and Standards of Care.
Disease Specific Websites
Snoring, Sleep apnoea and Driving: The Sleep Apnoea Trust
Provides very good independent information http://www.sleep-apnoea-trust.org and also includes information about driving https://www.gov.uk/obstructive-sleep-apnoea-and-driving
https://www.gov.uk/driving-medical-conditions. The DVLA leaflet driving and tiredness (INF 159) can be downloaded from the DVLA https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/503534/INF159_150216.pdf.
The British Snoring & Sleep Apnoea Association
Useful information but is a more commercially orientated www.britishsnoring.co.uk.
The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation
An excellent website providing a wide variety of resources and helpful factsheets on living with lung cancer and treatments https://www.roycastle.org.
Macmillan Cancer Support
Macmillan Cancer Support www.Macmillan.org.uk has a wide range of materials about all types of cancers and how to deal with symptoms and access support.
www.asthma.org.uk has a lot of asthma specific information and guidance.
British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI)
www.bsaci.org is predominantly for clinicians but has a useful and sensible resources section for patients with allergies
Action Pulmonary Fibrosis
www.actionpulmonaryfibrosis.org has some useful information and support groups.
We would like to add to this list, so if you find ones which are especially helpful please use the contact page to let us know.