The Illawarra Sleep Medicine Centre is the first private Paediatric sleep medicine service in Australia and has been operational as a stand alone private Paediatric and Adult sleep service since 1994.
From 2014, 6 beds became operational from Monday to Thursday inclusive with 3 beds also operational from Monday to Thursday nights inclusive at Figtree Private Hospital, Wollongong. 30 studies are performed at the Illawarra Sleep Medicine Centre (ISMC) Unit each week including Home Based Sleep Studies and daytime Multiple Sleep Latency Testing and Maintenance of Wakefulness Testing. A further 12 sleep studies are performed weekly at Figtree Private Hospital totalling 42 studies per week.
At the ISMC we are commited to:
Working with people of the Illawarra and South Coast Region to promote, protect and maintain their level of well being in order to optimise their daily function.
To fulfil both State and National responsibilities to provide a high level of quality private specialist service.
To continually improve our services to meet and exceed the needs and expectations of our patients, clinicians and staff, local general practitioners and the community we serve.
To provide in conjunction with the tertiary education sector, professional health education and training.
To promote clinical and scientific medical research.