Doctors Worry Risk of Losing Driver’s Licenses over Sleep Apnoea Makes Patients Hide the Condition

A mandatory reporting system initiated in South Australia demanding that doctors report patients suffering from sleep apnoea to keep roads safe could be counter-productive. It is feared that the risk of losing a driving license will make patients keep away. Sleep apnoea affects one out of four South Australian men. The result of disrupted sleep is that individuals experience involuntary naps during the day.

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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.