Healthdirect Free Australian health advice you can count on.

Medical problem? Call 1800 022 222. If you need urgent medical help, call triple zero immediately

healthdirect Australia is a free service where you can talk to a nurse or doctor who can help you know what to do.

beginning of content

St Vincent's Hospital Lung Health

In 2019, St Vincent’s Hospital launched the St Vincent’s Hospital Lung Health website. This comprehensive education resource features lay friendly written content, simplified animations and videos to explain lung conditions, treatment options and pulmonary rehabilitation.

Vision and mission

The purpose of St Vincent’s Hospital Lung Health is to support and empower individuals living with lung disease, their families, carers and health professionals.

How St Vincent's Lung Health can help

St Vincent’s Hospital Lung Health features content developed by leading thoracic specialists in each discipline. It ensures that patients, families and caregivers have free access to a wealth of respiratory information and support - anytime and anywhere.

Recommended links

Last reviewed: August 2020

Information from this partner

Found 58 results

Lung Cancer - St Vincent's Lung Health

Learn more about lung cancer, it's causes, symptoms, tests and possible treatments

Read more on St Vincent's Hospital Lung Health website

Pulmonary Hypertension - St Vincent's Lung Health

Learn more about pulmonary hypertension, the causes, symptoms, possible tests and treatments.

Read more on St Vincent's Hospital Lung Health website

COPD - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - St Vincent's Lung Health

Learn about Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease (COPD) its causes, symptoms, possible tests and treatments.

Read more on St Vincent's Hospital Lung Health website

Heart Lung Clinic (Transplant Services) - St Vincent's Lung Health

Tests, Procedures & Treatments Find out about lung tests, procedures and treatments

Read more on St Vincent's Hospital Lung Health website

NIV - Non Invasive Ventilation - St Vincent's Lung Health

Information about non invasive ventilation, such as CPAP and BiPAP, including how to prepare and what happens during and after the procedure.

Read more on St Vincent's Hospital Lung Health website

Bronchoscopy & Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS) - St Vincent's Lung Health

Information about bronchoscopy and endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) including how to prepare and what happens during and after the procedure.

Read more on St Vincent's Hospital Lung Health website

Thoracic Ultrasound - St Vincent's Lung Health

Information about Thoracic (Chest) Ultrasounds including how to prepare and what happens during and after the procedure.

Read more on St Vincent's Hospital Lung Health website

Chest MRI - St Vincent's Lung Health

Information about Chest MRI including how to prepare and what happens during and after the procedure.

Read more on St Vincent's Hospital Lung Health website

PE (Pulmonary Embolism) - St Vincent's Lung Health

Learn about clots on the lung, called pulmonary embolism (PE), its causes, symptoms, possible tests and treatments.

Read more on St Vincent's Hospital Lung Health website

Organ and Tissue Donation - St Vincent's Lung Health

Information and organ and tissue donation in Australia

Read more on St Vincent's Hospital Lung Health website

Healthdirect 24hr 7 days a week hotline

24 hour health advice you can count on

1800 022 222

Government Accredited with over 140 information partners

We are a government-funded service, providing quality, approved health information and advice

Australian Government, health department logo ACT Government logo New South Wales government, health department logo Northen Territory Government logo Government of South Australia, health department logo Tasmanian government logo Government of Western Australia, health department logo