Further information for OSA
There are no specific benefits for people with OSA, but you may qualify for some general benefits and support. Find out more or call our helpline on 03000 030 555.
For information about what you need to do if you drive and have OSA.
Drivers’ medical enquiries
Telephone: 0300 790 6806
Monday to Friday, 8am to 5:30pm
Saturday, 8am to 1pm
Sleep Apnoea Trust Association
The website has details of local patient support groups.
PO Box 60 Chinnor, OX39 4XE
0800 025 3500
Support for people living with OSA and sales of CPAP accessories.
0300 102 9711
Scottish Association for Sleep Apnoea
Welsh Sleep Apnoea Society
Irish Sleep Apnoea Trust
The British Sleep Society
Association for Respiratory Technology and Physiology
The Humber Sleep Apnoea Support group has a CPAP booklet full of practical tips which can be downloaded from www.apnoea.org.uk
A monkey, a mouse and a CPAP machine: At home with Rufus the chatty chimp
Marion Maz Mason and Steve B Mason
This children’s book is written for families to explain how a CPAP machine and mask help someone living with OSA to sleep soundly.
CPAP and ventilator secrets
Marion Maz Mason with Steve B Mason, foreword by Dr John Shneerson MA DM FRCP
You can get both titles from www.hope2sleep.co.uk or call 0300 102 9711.