Sleep service

Sleep service

The Royal Surrey provides both diagnostic and ongoing monitoring services for patients with sleep disorders enabling them to be managed locally.

The team is led by the respiratory consultants and includes specialist physiotherapists, nurses, occupational therapists and support staff.

What we offer

Insomnia clinic providing Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia (CBTi)

Full outpatient assessment with home sleep study on the same night.

  • Assessment and treatment of insomnia.
  • Commencement of CPAP therapy on same day as receiving results of sleep study where indicated for patients diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnoea.
  • Further investigations and/or onward referral where a more complex sleep disorder is suspected or diagnosed.
  • Ongoing monitoring and support for patients to maximise compliance and the benefits of treatment.
  • Dedicated phone line for support, advice and replacement parts.
  • Yearly follow up for compliance check and maintenance of equipment.

Referrals and Indications for referral

We are happy to accept referrals for both new patients and those already on CPAP treatment, who would like to transfer to our services, such as those currently managed by tertiary centres in London.

Referrals may be sent by post, fax or be made via Choose & Book. They may also be emailed to rsc-tr.sleepteam@nhs.net

Please telephone for urgent referrals.

Please call us if you would like to discuss any referral on the number below.

Indication for referral:
Daytime somnolence
History of witnessed apnoeas
Nocturnal symptoms such as waking gasping or choking

Prior to referral it would be helpful to have the following:
Epworth Sleepiness Score
FBC, thyroid function and HbA1c
Weight, BMI

Contact Information

Sleep Office
Royal Surrey County Hospital
Egerton Road
Guildford
Surrey
GU2 7XX

 

Tel 01483 571122 Ext. 2662

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