This website is provided as a resource for patients, the public and healthcare professionals. It provides information about our Trust, our hospitals, our staff and our services.  We aim for high standards of accessibility – read more on our accessibility page. Our position on various legal issues relating to this site, including cookies, are laid out below.


The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust website is designed to provide information and education about heart and lung disease to healthcare professionals, patients and the public.

The Trust is unable to offer medical advice or professional services through this site. Referrals for expert opinion or treatment for heart or lung disease are made only by registered medical practitioners, and not by patients themselves.

Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided on this website is accurate. However, neither Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, our partners, nor the authors or maintenance staff for this website, can accept any responsibility whatsoever for any consequence of inaccuracy, howsoever caused.

The information provided here is not intended as a substitute for professional medical care, does not constitute business, medical or other professional advice, and is subject to change. If you have, or suspect that you may have, heart or lung disease, you are strongly advised to consult your own General Practitioner without delay.

Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is not responsible for the content or reliability of the linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. No guarantee is offered in relation to the availability or operation of linked pages. A link does not imply an endorsement of a site; likewise, not linking to a particular site does not imply lack of endorsement.  Read more on our links policy.

Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust cannot guarantee uninterrupted access to this website, and accepts no responsibility for any damages arising from the loss of use of this information.


Content on this website is the copyright of Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust unless otherwise stated. Where copyright applies, visitors may download material for private research, study or in-house use only. Visitors must not copy, distribute, or publish any material from this website. Any other use of copyright material requires the formal permission of Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust.  Email the web editor with any requests.


You are very welcome to provide feedback about this site e.g. advising us of broken links, out of date or inaccurate information and to make suggestions.

Any feedback to the site will be treated in the strictest confidence.

This privacy statement discloses the privacy practice for www.rbhh-specialistcare.co.uk

Links policy

The Trust is not responsible for the content or reliability of linked websites and does not endorse any views expressed within them.  The content and availability of external sites will change over time.  Please contact us if you encounter any broken links or material you feel inappropriate on a linked site.

We aim to deliver links that allow access to additional information, background material or, if appropriate, informed comment.

The content of other sites is beyond our editorial control and may change over time.  This means before linking to any site we check the content of the site thoroughly and carry out further checks after the link is established.

We never include a link in return for cash, services or any other consideration in kind.  In accordance with NHS guidelines we do not link to commercial sites, unless working with a commercial partner.

Links are made available on relevant pages rather than a dedicated links page, in accordance with NHS guidelines.

Services provided to consultants

We provide the following to our referring clinicians;

  • tea and coffee
  • stationary
  • inclusion in our consultant directory
  • printed marketing materials
  • GP seminars
  • outpatient reception assistance
  • inpatient administration assistance
  • general promotion
  • mention and promotion on our website
  • mention and promotion in our printed magazine
  • general marketing at conferences