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British Lung Foundation (BLF)

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The British Lung Foundation (BLF) has lots of services on offer to help everyone living with or affected by lung disease.

Recently diagnosed with a lung condition and looking for information? Are you a carer looking for support? Or perhaps you want information on treatment and diagnosis?

We provide reliable, up-to-date and easy to understand information to help answer your questions about lung health. 

Services include:

BLF Helpline:

Our helpline is staffed by a team of respiratory nurses and welfare benefits advisors who offer free, confidential and impartial advice.

The BLF helpline number is: 03000 030 555

Alternatively, you can e-mail: or write to the following address:

B L F Direct
PO Box 2022
L69 3TU

BLF services in your area:

Click here to find events, activities, support groups, a BLF nurse or one of our offices near you.

Breathe Easy support groups:

There are more than 230 member-led, local Breathe Easy groups where you can go to meet other people affected by lung disease and get involved with a range of activities. Click here to find your nearest support group.

Singing groups:

We are currently developing a singing for breathing programme to help improve lung health across the UK. Click here to find your local group.

Web community:

Our web community is available 24-7. You can share your experiences and ask for advice from other people with lung conditions.


Our penpals scheme puts you in touch with people who are in a similar situation to you, giving you both the chance to share your experiences with someone who understands.

BLF Professionals:

BLF Professionals are nurses, physiotherapists, doctors and other health care professionals with a passion for respiratory health who are supported by the British Lung Foundation to provide great care for you.


Postal Address For Helpline: B L F Direct, PO Box 2022, LIVERPOOL, L69 3TU
Area serviced:
BLF Helpline: 03000 030 555 General Enquiries: 0207 688 5555

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