Spirometry: pre-appointment information

If you are booked for a spirometry appointment please ensure you follow the instructions below:

  • Please arrive 15 minutes early to rest.
  • Bring all of your inhalers and spacer devices
  • Avoid smoking 24 hours prior
  • Avoid alcohol 4 hours prior,
  • Avoid vigorous exercise prior,
  • Avoid tight clothing,
  • Empty your bladder prior.
  • If you have had a chest infection in the past 6 weeks please cancel and contact reception to re-book.

By doing the above you will be helping to ensure valuable NHS appointment are not wasted.