There are new devices being tried and tested currently for snoring and sleep disordered breathing by Dr McNeillis’ team in the NHS.
Mandibular advancement splints
New designs with greater comfort and compliance monitoring we will be testing the new version at UCLH Snoring and Sleep service if you wish to take part please ask your GP to refer you.
This is a single use nasal stent to reduce snoring and mild sleep apnoea The UCLH Snoring and Sleep team are going to conduct a trial of this device in severe sleep apnoea sufferers.
Hypoglossal nerve stimulators
These are surgically implanted pacemaker devices whic are suitable for positional sleep diordered breathing. The Snoring and Sleep team will be looking to trial these devices in teh NHS in the near future. The device is currently under NICE review.