Sleep Disorders Centre

The Sleep Disorders Centre is a recognised leader in Queensland for managing patients with a variety of sleep conditions and respiratory failure. Outpatient clinics are available at The Prince Charles Hospital and the Caboolture Satellite Hospital.

Our services

We provide diagnostic and treatment services including:

  • 6 bed sleep laboratory which performs sleep studies 5 nights a week
  • outpatient sleep clinics (sleep medicine specialists, sleep nurse and scientific clinics) at TPCH and Caboolture Satellite Hospital
  • specialised clinics such as the Multidisciplinary Motor Neurone Disease Clinic
  • sleep psychology clinics
  • telehealth and phone clinics
  • sleep studies (diagnostic, treatment including Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) and bilevel titration)
  • home diagnostic sleep studies
  • vigilance testing including mean sleep latency testing and maintenance of wakefulness testing
  • long term management of patients with non-invasive ventilation including mouth piece ventilation for patients with neuromuscular disorders
  • mask fitting and equipment troubleshooting
  • management of patients staying in hospital with respiratory failure.

Patient stories

Scott's story video

Scott’s muscluar dystrophy

Although Scott’s Duchenne muscular dystrophy has weakened his heart and breathing muscles he is supported to lead a meaningful life.

How to access this service

To access this service, your GP or medical practitioner will need to send a referral letter to the hospital.

If there is a waiting list, you will receive a confirmation letter and be advised on what to do next. If there is no waiting list, you will receive an appointment booking letter or we will contact you to arrange a suitable time for your appointment.

Refer a patient

To refer a patient:
Sleep Medicine referral guideline

GP and Specialist Hotline:
1300 364 938

What to bring

Each time you visit us
  • Your Medicare card
  • Private health insurance card (if you have one)
  • Health Care Card and/or concession card (if you have one)
  • Current medications (prescription, over the counter and herbal medicine)
  • Relevant x-rays, scans or any other test results or reports
  • Glasses, hearing aids and mobility aids
  • your sleep equipment – machine and accessories (CPAP or bilevel)
  • Your appointment letter
  • Any special items listed on your letter
  • WorkCover claim number (if relevant)
  • Snacks, a drink or money to buy refreshments
  • Something to read or do while you wait
  • A dressing gown or cardigan, sleepwear or comfortable day clothes
  • Slippers and shoes (low heel, closed-in, non-slip, adjustable and firm fitting around the foot)
  • Your toiletries and personal items
  • Copy of Advanced Healthcare Directive or Enduring Power of Attorney if you have one
  • Something to read or do during your stay
  • Medical devices required for your care (e.g. CPAP machine)
  • Do not bring large amounts of cash or valuables such as jewellery, watches or other items of value to you
  • Medications that are due whilst admitted for your sleep study


Contact us

Location: Level 1, Main Building, The Prince Charles Hospital
Phone: (07) 3139 4803
Fax: (07) 3359 2192
Open: Monday-Friday 8.30am-4.00pm

Need help outside hours?

For non-urgent medical issues call 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84) or visit your GP.

In an emergency call 000.

Refer a patient

To refer a patient to this service, view the Sleep Medicine referral guideline.

GP and Specialist Referral Hotline:
1300 364 938

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