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Standards of Care Position Statements are reviewed and updated at regular intervals.

Sleep Position Statements

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  1. Standards of Care - Mandibular Repositioning Devices

    1 May 2017

    This position statement sets basic standards together with a code of conduct that will protect patients and maintain high standards of quality care for MRD services. The Association of Respiratory Technology and Physiology (ARTP) has consulted with the British Society of Dental Sleep Medicine (BSDSM) in the development of these guidelines. (Version 4)

  2. Standards of Care - Sleep Apnoea Services

    19 April 2017

    This position statement sets out minimum standards together with a code of conduct that will protect patients and maintain high quality delivery of CPAP services. (Version 6)

  3. Standards of Care - CPAP Devices (Technical and Performance)

    14 April 2017

    The technical standards of performance for CPAP devices set out in this document require that independent laboratory testing according to the requirements of the 'Red Book' is performed on a sample device to ensure compliance with the requirements for pressure stability, noise and humidifier performance. (Version 1)

  4. Standards of Care for Sleep Apnoea Services (Diagnostics)

    30 July 2013

    This position statement sets out minimum standards together with a code of conduct that will protect patients and maintain high standards of delivery for sleep diagnostic services regardless of who delivers the service (Version 6a). This document is currently under review.

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Related Documents

Service Specification for Sleep Apnoea and CPAP Provision, published by the British Thoracic Society's Sleep Apnoea Specialist Advisory Group.

The IMPRESS Group published a Service Specification for Investigation and Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (which incorporates the ARTP & BTS documents) in March 2009.

NICE CPAP Health Technology Appraisal issued March 2008.

Transforming Respiratory and Sleep Diagnostic Services to Deliver 18 weeks - a Good Practice Guide published by DH in Feb 2009.

What is Physiological Measurement? published by DH in May 2007.

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