Dr Barnfield & Partners
Lordshill District Centre
Southampton
S016 8HY

Tel: 02380 738144

Providing NHS Services
Armed Forces veteran friendly accredited GP practice

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the name for a group of lung conditions that cause breathing difficulties.

It includes:

  • emphysema – damage to the air sacs in the lungs 
  • chronic bronchitis – long-term inflammation of the airways