Sleep Clinic UHCW
The Sleep Clinic is supervised by Dr Asad Ali at UHCW
Please note: YOU MUST SEND BOTH A REFERRAL LETTER AND ATTACH A DATA SHEET
Patients with suspected insomnia will be triaged and accepted on a case by case basis and you may be asked to redirect to another service
Patients with suspected neuro-muscular conditions should be referred via the agreed pathway to the Neurology/ Neuro-rehabilitation service, as appropriate.
A fast track assessment process is in place for professional / vocational drivers – see Data Sheet below (please request this in the referral letter)
Use link on the right to calculate the Epworth score
Referral to the Sleep Clinic
Please read the data sheet before your patient leaves the consulting room, to ensure you have all the required information.
Patients should not be given a definitive diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnoea without objective evidence from a sleep study or specialist assessment, in case of adverse consequences for driving, employment etc.
If your patient has a driving licence, he/she should be advised to inform the DVLA of excessive sleepiness or tiredness. Please see link to the right for more information.