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East Sussex sleep disorder service

Richard Ticehurst Surgical Unit entrance
The East Sussex sleep disorder service at Conquest Hospital mainly serves the population of the South East of England

Its staff, led by Mr Andrew d’E Meredith MA FRCS DLO, Consultant ENT Surgeon and Sleep Specialist, have been commended and twice runners up in the Hospital Doctors Awards for ‘Sleep Medicine Team of the Year’ for their innovative and dedicated work in this developing field.

Referrals are through Choose and Book but if no appointments are available, paper referrals are accepted and additional clinics are put in place to meet waiting times. This is a single sited service and referrals are taken from throughout the county and out of area.

The Sleep Unit performs, on average, around 700 Sleep Studies per year, 150 Paediatric overnight Oximetry studies and supplies around 300 CPAP treatments.
The Trust is committed to this service, which has been running since 1994.
Unit address and contact details
East Sussex Sleep Disorder Service
Cookson Attenborough sleep unit
Conquest Hospital
The Ridge
St Leonards-on-Sea
East Sussex, TN37 7RD

(01424) 755255 Ext: 6226

Opening times
Monday to Thursday - 8.30 to 5.00pm
Friday - 8.30am to 2.30pm
Saturday - closed
Sunday & Bank holiday's - closed

Staff in the Unit

Mr Andrew d’E Meredith - Lead Clinician and Sleep Specialist                                          
Dr Simon Merritt
- Respiratory Physician and Sleep Specialist
Mr Wilf Kesse - Staff Grade Surgeon in ENT and Sleep Specialist                                     
Jill Meeres
- Principal Sleep Technologist and Clinical Unit Manager
Terri Whiteman - Senior Sleep Technologist
Judi Elliott - Sleep Technologist
Michaela Ashdown - Assistant Sleep Technologist
Ann Brown - Assistant Sleep Technologist
Sue Lawrence - Unit Co-ordinator and Receptionist
Marilyn Curtess - Medical Secretary to Mr Meredith