Sleep Services Directory
This list only includes individuals who are members
of the ASA. The ASA does not endorse any of the individuals or their services.
Where sleep testing can be undertaken. Referral is needed from a sleep specialist before testing can be undertaken
Sleep Physicians are experts in diagnosing and treating sleep disorders. A referral from a GP or other specialist is required before an appointment can be made.
These services include ENT surgeons, physiotherapist and sleep equipment suppliers. ASA recommends that individuals have seen a sleep physician, and have a referral, or prescription before using these supplementary sleep services.
These dentists are members of ASA and have an interest in the fitting of Oral Appliances for the treatment of sleep disordered breathing and snoring. It is recommended that individuals have seen a sleep specialist to ensure this is the most appropriate treatment, prior to having an oral appliance fitted. Referral to a sleep specialist can be organised by a dentist but ordering a sleep study needs to be done via your general medical practitioner.
Insomnia Treatment Services
These ASA members specialise in the treatment of insomnia promoting cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) as the first treatment approach. A referral from a GP may be required to access these services.
These clinics specialise in the treatment of children with sleep disorders. A referral from a GP or other specialist is required before an appointment can be made.
Sleep Research Groups
This is list of Australian and New Zealand sleep research laboratories, which have requested that their details be included. They do not undertake clinical sleep testing unless otherwise indicated.
10th Dec 14
“There is good evidence that sleep acts like a glue that holds memories together – that it’s important for memory consolidation, and the flip side, forgetting,” says Associate Professor Kurt Lushington, director of the Centre for Sleep Research at the University of South Australia.
24th Oct 14
On 17 October 2014, the outcomes of several major National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia funding schemes were announced. A total of 8 sleep and circadian related project grants were awarded.
9th Oct 14
Dr Michael Hlavac, NZ Branch Committee chairman of the Australasian Sleep Association and director of the sleep unit at Christchurch Hospital, said about 20 per cent of adults had sleep apnoea. It was twice as common in men.