About this event

  • Date and time Wed 15 May 2019 from 8:45am to 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Sleep Medicine

This meeting will provide an overview of different areas of interest in sleep medicine, with a far-reaching programme primarily aimed at students and trainees. Book now to hear from experts in the field and to learn about the basics of sleep medicine. 

What will be covered:

  • Understand the structure and physiology of normal sleep and the evolution of sleep across the lifespan 
  • Be aware of the range of sleep disorders and how they present 
  • Understand the diagnostic tools and studies that are used in sleep medicine 
  • Be aware of the range of treatments used in sleep medicine 

We would like to thank our exhibitor(s):

CamNtech & UCB Pharma

Please note that none of the companies listed have had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of this meeting.

Key speakers

Dr Hugh Selsick

 President, Sleep Section, Royal Society of Medicine 

Dr Kirstie Anderson

Consultant Neurologist, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Dr David O'Regan

Consultant in Psychiatry and Sleep Medicine, Insomnia Clinic Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine

Agenda

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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction
Normal sleep physiology and sleep across the lifespan

Dr Hugh Selsick, President, Sleep Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Insomnia

Dr David O'Regan, Consultant in Psychiatry and Sleep Medicine, Insomnia Clinic Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break
Central hypersomnolence

Dr Kirstie Anderson, Consultant Neurologist, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Parasomnias – things that go bump in the night

Dr David O'Regan

Panel discussion
Lunch
Restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movements in sleep

Dr Kirstie Anderson

Circadian rhythm disorders

Dr Jane Hicks, Consultant Psychiatrist, Bristol Mental Health

Obstructive sleep apnoea
Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break
Sleep investigations

Dr Hugh Selsick

Panel discussion
Closing remarks
Close of meeting

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St,, Marylebone, London, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom