Respiratory Physiology: Sleep Service

Respiratory Physiology: Sleep Service


The Sleep Service at Colchester Hospital offers a range of sleep apnoea testing and treatments for the people of North East Essex.

The service has been running since 2013 and has more than 2,500 patients on treatment for sleep breathing disorders. This number continues to increase as the demand for services increase.

Please note that the department no longer offers drop-in appointments for any sleep related queries.

Only patients with pre-booked appointments will be seen face-to-face. If you need to speak to a sleep technician with a query please, find contact details below.

Department opening hours:

Monday-Friday (8.30am-4.30pm)


  • Sleep Technicians (sleep study queries, CPAP machine/ equipment queries, or sleep hygiene advice) 01206 742179 (This phone is not answered outside of department opening hours)
  • Outside of these hours for medical assistance contact NHS 111 or for Emergencies 999


Our staff

Respiratory/sleep consultant: Dr Mphatso Wirima

Respiratory/sleep physiologist: Matthew Rose

CPAP practitioner: Sue Ketley

Sleep secretary: Debbie King


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