Your respiratory system brings oxygen into your body and helps to remove carbon dioxide. Learn more about how it functions and related conditions.
Nose and throat
The nose and throat are part of the respiratory system, responsible for your sense of smell and swallowing. Learn about their functions and what can go wrong.
Learn all about lung conditions and diseases, such as asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, whooping cough and more.
A laryngoscopy is usually a safe and effective way of finding out if there is a problem with your larynx.
A tonsillectomy is surgery to remove the tonsils. It is a safe procedure and is performed under general anaesthetic.
A deviated septum is a condition in which the nasal septum is significantly crooked, making breathing difficult. Find out about symptoms and treatment options.
A lung biopsy involves removing small pieces of abnormal lung tissue using a needle. The procedure is performed by a radiologist (doctor who specialises in x-rays and scans).
Cystic fibrosis (CF)
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a disease affecting the lungs and digestive system. Treatments can improve the quality of life for people living with CF.
Tonsil stones are small lumps of hardened material that form in the tonsils when debris builds up. Learn about 'tonsilloliths' symptoms and treatment.
If left untreated, tonsillitis can cause complications. Surgery is the only dependable way to stop tonsillitis that keeps on coming back.