The Service provides a comprehensive diagnostic and treatment
service for adults with sleep disordered breathing, in particular
Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA).
You may need the service if you have consulted your GP
The team provides treatment with Continuous Positive Airway
Pressure (CPAP) on the NHS for those with a confirmed diagnosis of
You will first need to consult your GP, who will need to refer
You will then be able to use the NHS e-Referral Service to
arrange a sleep study and clinic appoinment - please see NHS Choices > Appointment booking
We have access to a comprehensive range of diagnostic tests
ranging from simple home monitoring to detailed in-patient sleep
studies in our dedicated Sleep Laboratory.
We will review the studies on a weekly basis and if the results
show you need treatment for OSA, our dedicated Specialist
Sleep Nurse will spend more time with you to explain your treatment
and provide you with all the equipment you need.
On Saturn Ward at the Great Western Hospital - fourth floor
(please see Floor
Sleep Specialist Nurse:
Tel: 01793 604098 (Monday-Friday, 8.00am-4.00pm).
For more information about OSA please see NHS Choices > Obstructive
The Sleep Apnoea Trust Association (SATA) provides advice and
support for sleep apnoea patients, their partners and families -
please see the SATA
Paul Clarke at Cassiobury Court has produced a useful guide
explaining how alcohol consumption can negatively impact on
sleep: The Comprehensive Guide to Alcohol and Sleep
Please contact us at email@example.com and we'll put it right.
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