Breathlessness Intervention Service (BIS)

Addenbrooke's services

Breathlessness Intervention Service (BIS), c/o Palliative Care

Box: 63

Elsworth House

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Hills Road,




Enquiries: 01223 586 703




Breathing problems are very common in people who have heart and lung conditions or some types of cancer. Breathlessness is disabling, frightening and distressing for all concerned.


The good news is that there are several interventions (things) that can help, and this specialist Breathlessness Intervention Service (BIS) can help you and your family live more easily with your breathing problems.


Causes of breathlessness



> Why have a breathlessness service?

> Video and audio to help manage breathlessness

> Patient information leaflets

> Meet the team

> Research

> Useful links












Back to top