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.
21st Mar 14
Not getting enough sleep could cause up to 25 percent of certain brain cells to die, according to US scientists.
The team from the University of Pennsylvania kept lab mice awake to simulate working night shifts, giving them three days with only four to five hours sleep per 24 hours.
13th Mar 14
ASA & SHF Media Release for World Sleep Day
"You need a good night's sleep if you want to grow strong, think clearly and feel good," says sleep researcher Dr Sarah Biggs, coordinator of the event co-hosted by the Australasian Sleep Association and Sleep Health Foundation.
10th Feb 14
A Flinders University study compared nocturnal melatonin profiles of individuals with Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder and normal sleepers during a 22-hour modified constant routine involving constant bed rest in dim light (<10 lux).