Respiratory Service





  • PCN Respiratory Clinical Lead – Dr Andrew McIntosh
  • Respiratory Nursing Specialist – Kayleigh Huggett
  • PCN Respiratory Practice Nurse – Sara Moverley
  • PCN Care Coordinator – Lizzie Freeman

This service is currently under review in a joint collaboration between Purbeck PCN, Dorset Healthcare community partners, Acute Healthcare providers, Dorset CCG and other partners to design a sustainable service based around the needs of Purbeck residents


Long Covid

If you have been diagnosed with Long Covid, you can self-refer yourself to The Hope Programme which is a free self-management course to support you. 

You do not need to see your GP first, please see below for further details:

Hope Programme for Long Covid

Free self-management course to help you cope with your recovery from Long Covid.

Start Dates:

  • 6th February 2023
  • 4th April 2023
  • 23rd May 2023
  • 27th June 2023

This 8 session online course covers topics such as:

  • Self management for long COVID
  • Managing long COVID symptoms e.g. brain fog, fatigue and breathlessness
  • Pacing and focussing on what matters to you
  • Coping with stress, change and shifting your thinking
  • Getting better sleep and mindfulness
  • Communication and relationships
  • Eating well and moving better
  • Managing setbacks
  • Using your strengths to make you happier

Meet others in the same situation and try range of interactive activities

  • Goal Setting
  • Gratitude
  • Mood, Activity and Symptoms Tracking
  • Journalling
  • Online Forum

The course is delivered online via our platform.

Available 24/7 on any device - Sessions released weekly - Learn at a time and pace that suits you - Remain anonymous


Or Phone: 024 7736 0153