ILD is a term used for a group of disorders that commonly affect the tissue and space around the air sacs in the lung.

The ILD unit at Royal Brompton has expertise in the specialist management of a wide range of these interstitial and rare lung diseases, including:

  • Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)
  • Non-specific interstitial pneumonitis (NSIP)
  • Hypersensitivity pneumonitis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Connective tissue disease-associated lung disease
  • Vasculitis associated lung disease
  • Lymphangieolyomyomatosis (LAM)
  • Langerhan’s cell histiocytosis
  • Alveolar proteinosis
  • Drug-induced lung disease
  • Cryptogenic organising pneumonia (COP)
  • Alveolar microlithiasis 
  • Pleuroparenchymal fibroelastosis (PPFE)

Physiotherapy

We offer a comprehensive physiotherapy service, covering outpatient, inpatient and community services for children and adults. 

Interstitial lung disease unit contact details

Lind Ward
Fulham Wing (South Block)
Royal Brompton Hospital

Telephone: +44(0)20 7351 8327
Fax: +44(0)20 7351 8918


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