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CPAP therapy

wellsleep patientCPAP stands for Continuous Positive Airway Pressure. It’s a common treatment for sleep apnoea, which involves using a machine to help keep a patient’s airways open.

The sleep services page has further information about starting CPAP treatment.

If you have already undertaken CPAP diagnostic testing and you’re ready to trial a CPAP device, or if you’re an existing CPAP user, please read on to learn more about our CPAP services.

CPAP trials

The WellSleep Centre offers trials of CPAP to patients who have previously undertaken diagnostic testing. A wide range of both machines and masks are available for trial and purchase.

CPAP mask parts

The WellSleep Centre stocks a full suite of CPAP mask parts. There are three ways to order your mark parts:

  1. Phone 64 4 920 8819
  2. Email cpap@otago.ac.nz
  3. Visit us during clinic hours (9am–5pm Monday–Thursday)

Payment can be made on-site by eftpos, credit card, cash, or cheque.

Over-the-phone payments can be made by credit card or internet banking to approved patients.

Annual CPAP appointments

Annual CPAP appointments are provided for long-term CPAP users. An annual review involves:

  • Download of machine data
  • Pressure delivery check
  • Filter replacement
  • Discussion and advice regarding current treatment effectiveness, new product information, and trials

A 30-minute appointment can be made with one of our expert clinical physiologists. These appointments cost $60.

Payment can be made on-site by eftpos, credit card, cash, or cheque.

Please contact us to make an appointment.

Email wellsleep@otago.ac.nz
Tel 64 4 920 8819

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