Respiratory and Sleep Medicine

About Respiratory and Sleep Medicine

  • The Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine at the RCH provides tertiary paediatric respiratory care, education, training and comprehensive research programs and has led internationally in the establishment of paediatric pulmonology as a distinct and important branch of medicine.  Our aim is to provide a world class service to improve health outcomes for children and young people with respiratory diseases throughout Victoria. A clinical referral service is also provided to the children of southern New South Wales, Tasmania and South Australia.

    Our department has strengths in a number of areas that are recognized widely including the management and research of asthma, cystic fibrosis, tuberculosis and primary ciliary dyskinesia. 

    For a brief history of the department please visit the  History of the Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine page.

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