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.
3rd Mar 15
"Pouring over data on your sleep can be fun and may even shed some light on how you sleep, but there can be a downside," says Dr Siobhan Banks, a Senior Researcher at the Sleep Health Foundation.
“These monitors might give you false reassurance or worse still, more anxiety about not getting 'enough' sleep that can lead to yet more troubles with sleeping."
2nd Mar 15
Australian researchers believe there could be a link between night work and obesity, and are using a time isolation facility to test their theory.
19th Jan 15
Having a drink before bedtime might make you fall asleep a little faster. But the sleep you get after imbibing may not be so restful, finds a new paper in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research.
Building upon earlier research, Christian Nicholas and his colleagues at the University of Melbourne found that alcohol just before sleep can lead to poorer quality slumber.