ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SLEEP APNOEA – PROBABLY
Although we support patients in many ways, we do not provide medical advice. If you suspect you may be suffering from sleep apnoea please contact your GP who will be able to refer you to a specialised sleep clinic.
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ONLY COMMUNICATE BY LETTER WHEN YOU HAVE HAD A SLEEP TEST AND BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNOEA SYNDROME OR OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNOEA WITH EXCESSIVE SLEEPINESS, HAVING OR LIKELY TO HAVE AN ADVERSE EFFECT ON DRIVING.
DO NOT, PHONE THE DVLA OR USE THEIR ON-LINE MEDICAL REPORTING SYSTEM, FOR IF YOU MAKE A MISTAKE YOUR LICENCE WILL PROBABLY BE REVOKED.
KEEP A COPY OF EVERYTHING.
N.B. IF A DOCTOR TELLS YOU NOT TO DRIVE THEN YOU MUST NOT DRIVE. IF YOU DO DRIVE, YOU WILL BE BREAKING THE LAW AND WILL PROBABLY BE UNINSURED.