The East Sussex sleep disorder service at Conquest Hospital mainly serves the population of the South East of England
Its staff are led by Dr Simon Merritt, BSc (Hons), MBBS, MRCP, Consultant in Respiratory, General and Sleep Medicine. This team has been commended for their innovative and dedicated work in this developing field.
Referrals are usually through the electronic referral service but if no appointments are available, paper referrals are accepted and additional clinics are put in place to meet waiting times. This is a single sited service and referrals are taken from throughout the county and out of area.
The Sleep Unit performs, on average, approximately 900 Sleep Studies per year, 250 Paediatric overnight Oximetry studies and supplies around 600 CPAP treatments.
The Trust is committed to this service, which has been running since 1994.