Dr Simon Merritt

Dr Simon Merritt

General (internal) medicine, Respiratory medicine 04728090

  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Sleep disorders


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

I have been an NHS consultant since 2009, practicing in all aspect of adult respiratory and sleep medicine. I am currently Chief Medical Officer for East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. I provide a prompt, friendly and efficient out and inpatient service. I have developed a web based assessment tool for my insomnia clinic, which I commenced in 2012. This clinic, the only one of its sort for miles around, involves completion of an online sleep diary and insomnia questionnaires, followed by a thorough outpatient assessment and then cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBTI), either via an online platform or face to face with our experienced psychologist.
I am an active member of the British Thoracic Society, British Sleep Society, European Sleep Research Society and European respiratory Society. I am one of relatively few qualified 'Somnologists' (sleep specialists) within the UK.
I have a wide ranging experience in all aspects of adult respiratory and sleep medicine.

Areas of interest

All aspects of adult respiratory and sleep medicine
Breathlessness of unknown origin
COPD and Asthma
Pulmonary Fibrosis
Sleep Disorders / apnoea;
specialist insomnia clinic and treatment program
Medicolegal reports - sleep and respiratory medicine

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  • BB906

    ExCon - Further Discretionary Payment - (1-5)

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