The Black Horse
Old Honiton Rd
IF YOU ARE A HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL THIS EVENT IS FOR YOU!
THIS EVENT IS ONLY OPEN TO FULLY REGISTERED HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONERS.
BSCAH members - £30
Non-members - £60
This session will cover the importance of sleep to good physical, mental and emotional. This one day talk will provide you with 5 CPD hours
About this Event
Poor sleep has been associated with increased risk of developing of illnesses such as heart disease, Alzheimer’s, depression, obesity and diabetes, but it is also true that good sleep is important for quality of life and the optimal treatment of these illnesses. Learn how to recognise the various sleep disorders and learn simple tips and techniques that can help your patients improve their sleep.
Dr. Neil Stanley is a freelance sleep expert and author of How to Sleep Well. He has been involved in sleep research for 37 years starting his career at the Neurosciences Division of the R.A.F. Institute of Aviation Medicine.
In early 1990s he moved to the Human Psychopharmacology Research Unit, part of the University of Surrey, where as Director of Sleep Research he created and ran a 24 bed sleep laboratory for clinical trials.
He is past Chairman of the British Sleep Society (2000-2004) and a member of the European Sleep Research Society; the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the European Society of Sleep Technologists.
From 2004 to 2008 he was a member of the Executive Committee of the Assembly of National Sleep societies and through that is co-author of the Guidelines for accreditation of Sleep Medicine Centres and Sleep Medicine Education in Europe.
He has published 38 peer-review papers on various aspects of sleep research and psychopharmacology and is widely quoted by the media as a sleep expert.
His website is www.thesleepconsultancy.com Twitter @drneilstanley