Are you worried about your sleep?


Complete the simple online questionnaire below to find out if you may be suffering from Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) and therefore may need to seek advice from your GP.

Our questionnaire combines two OSA screening tools: STOP-BANGThe STOP BANG questionnaire is a proven tool that can be used to screen for obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). This tool will assess if you are low, moderate or high risk group for sleep apnoea. and the Epworth Sleepiness Scales (ESS)The Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) is a scale intended to measure daytime sleepiness. It does this by asking respondents to answer how likely they are to doze off or fall asleep in certain situations e.g. whilst sitting and reading. It was introduced in 1991 by Dr Murray Johns of Epworth Hospital in Melbourne Australia. . Your combined score will tell you how likely you are to be suffering from Obstructive Sleep Apnoea. Your submission is anonymous and we do not collect any of the answers you provide.

Please note that the score you receive is not an OSA diagnosis; if your score shows you are "at risk" or you are suffering from excessive tiredness of any other symptoms that give you cause for concern, you should see your GP.

STOP-BANG questionnaire

Age?
Gender?

Do you snore?
Do you have high blood pressure?

Are you excessively tired during the day?

Have you been told you stop breathing during sleep?

Is your collar greater than 16 inches / 41cm (females), or 17 inches / 43cm (males)?

What is your Body Mass Index?
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What is your Body Mass Index?
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ESS questionnaire (Epworth Sleepiness Scale)

How likely are you to doze off or fall asleep in the following situations, in contrast to feeling just tired?

This refers to your usual way of life in recent times. Even if you haven't done some of these things recently try to work out how would have affected you.

Sitting and Reading
Would never doze = 0 | High chance of dozing = 3



Watching TV
Would never doze = 0 | High chance of dozing = 3



Sitting inactive in public place (ie theatre or meeting)
Would never doze = 0 | High chance of dozing = 3



As a passenger in a car for hour without a break
Would never doze = 0 | High chance of dozing = 3



Lying down to rest in the afternoon (when circumstances permit)
Would never doze = 0 | High chance of dozing = 3



Sitting and talking to someone
Would never doze = 0 | High chance of dozing = 3



Sitting quietly after lunch without alcohol
Would never doze = 0 | High chance of dozing = 3



Stopped in traffic whilst driving
Would never doze = 0 | High chance of dozing = 3


Your result

PLEASE NOTE that this is not a form of diagnosis. If you are suffering from excessive tiredness or any other symptoms that give you cause of concern, you should book an appointment with your GP. Sleep apnoea is a significant health problem and when left untreated affects many serious chronic conditions including drug-resistant hypertension, heart disease, and diabetes. Treating sleep apnoea has been shown to improve patients' quality of life and may help improve glucose control, lower blood pressure, and improve heart health.

If you would like to arrange a sleep consultation, or speak to a sleep specialist call us on 0800 917 7071 or email us.