Britain ‘Lagging Behind’ in Treatment for Sleep Disorder
Sleep apnoea is very prevalent in the UK. However it is indeed surprising that according to recent reports, the UK is lagging behind other countries in diagnosing and treating the debilitating sleep disorder. New research from the British Lung Foundation has revealed 'significant and concerning' inequalities between different parts of the UK in the availability of 'sleep medicine' to treat the common condition obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). Across the country, only 50 sleep centres offer full diagnostic tests. That is the equivalent of one for every 1.25 million people – a ratio that is around 10 times higher in the US.
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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.
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