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 

 

 

Tickets

Early Bird pricing available until 20 March 2019.

Member

RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Trainee RSM Retired Fellow RSM Student
£75.00 £54.00 £54.00 £54.00 £21.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£125.00 £90.00 £90.00 £35.00

Key speakers

Professor Jim Horne

Emeritus Professor of Psychophysiology, University of Loughborough

Dr Hugh Selsick

 President, Sleep Section, Royal Society of Medicine 

Dr Graeme Wilson

Respiratory Consultant, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust 

Dr Kirstie Anderson

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

Dr David O'Regan

Honorary Specialist Registrar, Sleep Medicine and Psychiatry, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 

Dr Jane Hicks

Educational Consultant, Archer Education Services 

Dr Dipesh Mistry

Doctor, Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine

Agenda

View the programme

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction
Normal sleep physiology

Professor Jim Horne, Emeritus Professor of Psychophysiology, University of Loughborough

Sleep across the lifespan

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

Obstructive sleep apnoea

Dr Graeme Wilson, Respiratory Consultant, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break
Central hypersomnolence

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

Parasomnias

Dr David O'Regan, Honorary Specialist Registrar, Sleep Medicine and Psychiatry, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion
Lunch
RLS and PLMS

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

Circadian rhythm disorders

Dr Jane Hicks, Educational Consultant, Archer Education Services

Insomnia

Dr Dipesh Mistry, Doctor, Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break
Sleep investigations

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

Panel discussion
Closing remarks
Closing remarks

Location

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