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Sleep Unit

Mater Children's Private Brisbane Sleep Unit is a partnership between Mater and Queensland Sleep.  The newly renovated Sleep Unit is on level 4 of the Salmon Building and provides sleep studies for children aged 0-16 years who have been assessed by a paediatric sleep specialist.

Services

Experienced paediatric sleep specialists can assist with any childhood sleep problems including:

  • Sleep related breathing disorders
  • Central sleep apnoea syndromes
  • Sleep related hypoventilation
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA)
  • Insomnia and tiredness
  • Snoring
  • Restless sleep
  • Bed wetting
  • Sleep walking
  • Night terrors
  • Body rocking
  • Narcolepsy

Access

If your child is experiencing any difficulties related to sleep, Mater Children’s Private Brisbane has experienced paediatric sleep specialists Dr Sadasivam Suresh and Dr Scott Burgess who are able to review all children and report the sleep study.  Both doctors are sleep and respiratory specialists and are supported by a team of specialised nursing and technician staff from Mater and Queensland Sleep.

You will need a referral your general practitioner or specialist before your appointment with Drs Suresh or Burgess.

When you arrive

On the day of your child’s sleep study please check in to the Mater Children’s Private Brisbane admissions desk on level 7 of the Salmon Building between 3.30 pm and 4 pm.  A Mater staff member will then escort you to the Sleep Unit.

What to bring

  • Please ensure you bring two piece pyjamas for your child to sleep in.
  • Change of clothes for the following day.
  • Something to read or a play toy that allows your child to sit quietly.
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste.
  • A toy or special comforting object from home, e.g. own pillow, blanket.
  • Medications in original packages.
  • Nappies, if required, wipes and feeds if required.

Contact Details

Sleep Study Bookings: Queensland Sleep 07 3846 7955

Mater Children’s Private Brisbane: 07 3163 8111

Location

Mater Children’s Private Brisbane
Sleep Unit
Level 4, Salmon Building
Raymond Terrace
South Brisbane Qld 4101

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