Bolton West MP Julie Hilling Wins Award for Raising Awareness of Sleep Apnoea

awardJulie Hilling, the MP for Bolton West, has won the national road safety award for her ongoing campaign to improve awareness and diagnosis of sleep apnoea. Sleep apnoea disrupts sleep through obstruction of the airways and is estimated to affect 1.5 million people in the U.K.

Sleep apnoea is associated with risks such as road accidents. Ms Hilling is lauded for her efforts especially in getting a debate on sleep apnoea in Parliament. The debate has led to health minister, Norman Lamb MP, taking up the issue with relevant organizations to evaluate what the government can do to improve the diagnosis and management of sleep apnoea.

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Somnowell Inventor - Visiting Professor Simon Ash FDS MSc MOrth BDS

Prof. Ash is the inventor of the highly successful SOMNOWELL Chrome device for snoring and sleep apnoea.

The Somnowell Chrome is made to exacting standards in the Somnowell laboratory under the supervision of Visiting Professor Simon Ash. Prof. Ash and his master technicians create each Somnowell Chrome device using their wealth of experience and expertise.

Prof. Ash works at the forefront of his profession. He is a Consultant and Specialist Orthodontist with over 30 years clinical experience, with a special interest in sleep related breathing disorders, TMJD, and bruxism. He currently works in Harley Street London and two private hospitals in London as part of a multi-disciplinary team managing snoring and sleep apnoea, and is Visiting Professor of Orthodontics at the BPP University.