Sleep Apnoea

Service:

Sleep Apnoea affects the way you breathe when you’re sleeping.

Patients with suspected sleep apnoea may have the following symptoms:

-        Excessive daytime sleepiness

-        Chronic loud snore

-        Unrefreshing sleep

-        Stop breathing during sleep for 10 seconds or longer

In this service we provide nurse led sleep clinics where a comprehensive assessment and diagnosis of your symptoms is conducted.

Our service does not include treatment or management of simple snoring or insomnia.


Team:

Clinical Nurse Specialists: Michelle Scott and Sarah Garrett


Exams and procedures:

A full assessment is provided in clinic and an at home sleep study performed if appropriate. Where indicated therapy may be commenced and can include use of a Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) device.


How to get in touch:

If you concerned you might have possible Sleep Apnoea, please discuss this with your GP.

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