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Split mask and hospital not helping.

Any ideas about emergency repair to a split mask? It split on Friday night so I've been with9ut my CPAP since then . Called the hospital…

Started by Amanda Farley

3 yesterday
Reply by Kath Hope

Using humidifier

All the tips I've read regarding cleaning the humidifier state regularly washing with a gentle soap and water and only using distilled wate…

Started by Maxine Chaplain

3 Apr 28
Reply by Kath Hope

Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.

Welcome to the Hope2SleepGuide Forum, which is a service run by the Hope2Sleep Charity founded by Kath Hope with a marvellous team of trust…

Started by The SleepGuide Crew

708 Mar 23
Reply by Kath Hope

Newly diagnosed via Phillips at home test and needing advice

Hi all, I have recently been diagnosed with OSA via home test i paid for privately with Phillips and looking at some advice to get treated…

Started by Damien

12 Mar 13
Reply by Judith Wilson

Sleep disorder following mini stroke

Hi Kath and everybody. My name is Raza and am new to this forum. It feels really good to sound out people who have first hand experience of…

Started by Raza silveira

5 Mar 1
Reply by Kath Hope

Face mask marks

My hubby was having problems with his resmed mask leaving marks. He now uses large black out silk sleep masks which are not so thick to sto…

Started by Sarah

0 Feb 12

Newly diagnosed not sure what happens next - Scottish NHS

Hi, Firstly my names Mark and I am totally alien to all of this. I had a sleep test done by the Scottish NHS about 14 weeks ago, after wait…

Started by ScottishSleepyHead

3 Jan 15
Reply by Kath Hope

Upper Airways Resistance Syndrome

Hi, I am new to the group! I just wanted to ask for some advice if possible please. I have recently done a Philips home sleep apnoea test…

Started by Cazack

2 Dec 6, 2020
Reply by Cazack

Ear ache

Hi all I have recently been diagnosed with severe sleep apnoea and have been using CPAP treatment for about 3 months. Up to about two weeks…

Started by Gary

0 Nov 25, 2020

Dental Pain

I would be grateful for any body else who has suffered from 'dry socket' after tooth extraction.  I wear a full face mask as I am a mouth b…

Started by Carys

1 Nov 24, 2020
Reply by Kath Hope

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Kath Hope replied to Amanda Farley's discussion Split mask and hospital not helping.
"So pleased to hear this Amanda and you're right to always have a spare.  I take 2 away with me just in case + 2 hoses lol.  I knew exactly how you felt which is why we would have helped."
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Amanda Farley replied to Amanda Farley's discussion Split mask and hospital not helping.
"Thank you Kath, they've phoned and have posted one out. Tbh I'd have been happier just collecting it!  Definitely going to buy myself a spare. "
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Kath Hope replied to Amanda Farley's discussion Split mask and hospital not helping.
"Hi Amanda Can you give us a call at the charity so we can try to help you.  Charity line is 0300 102 9711"
Tuesday
Amanda Farley posted a discussion

Split mask and hospital not helping.

Any ideas about emergency repair to a split mask?It split on Friday night so I've been with9ut my CPAP since then .Called the hospital twice this morning and got either an answer machine or a non answered phone. Went up there on the off chance they…See More
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For sale Philips dream station auto cpap machine with Resmed F20 mask

I have a Philips dream station Cpap machine with resmed F20 mask size M FOR SALE, more or less brand new under 10 hours use, spare filter and head strap, comes with carry case excellent condition, new resmed machine forces sale. £400See More
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Kath Hope replied to Maxine Chaplain's discussion Using humidifier
"You're welcome Maxine.  I have to say that although it's more expensive using distilled, I now never get any build-up of minerals/limescale in my humidifier and don't even need to clean it with vinegar.  I just spray the…"
Apr 28
Maxine Chaplain replied to Maxine Chaplain's discussion Using humidifier
"Thanks so much for the advice. I now have my new one and will try the water/vinegar regime. Yes, we do live in a very hard water area which doesn't help so I'll give the distilled water a go too. Many thanks "
Apr 28
Kath Hope replied to Maxine Chaplain's discussion Using humidifier
"Hi Maxine That advice is correct, except you really want to be giving a deeper clean once a week with a more natural disinfecting regime.  The manufacturers recommend doing this with 1 part of white vinegar to 5 parts water and leaving to…"
Apr 26
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Using humidifier

All the tips I've read regarding cleaning the humidifier state regularly washing with a gentle soap and water and only using distilled water. I've been using boiled, cooled water and assumed this was OK. My humidifier has gone white and crazed and…See More
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