About this event

  • Date and time Tue 21 May 2024 from 8:45am to 4:35pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Sleep Medicine

Register for this one-day sleep medicine course that will cover the assessment and diagnosis of Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

It will cover the assessment of the most common sleep disorders in ADHD and the treatment of insomnia, restless legs syndrome, and sleep-disordered breathing in patients with ADHD. It will also promote understanding about how and when these sleep disorders present, what investigations may be required, and how to treat them.  

By attending this event, you will learn: 

  • The range of sleep disorders in ADHD and how they present 
  • The range of current treatments used in sleep medicine for sleep problems in ADHD
  • Insight into the growing field of sleep in ADHD, which has become particularly important with the increasing rate of its diagnosis

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The Sleep Medicine Section would like to thank their Annual Sponsor Idorsia for their valued support of the 2023 to 2024 Academic Programme. We would also like to thank our sponsors AGB-Pharma and ALTURiX for their support of this meeting.

Please note that the main scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the sponsors.


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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Dr Jane Hicks, President, Sleep Medicine Section, Royal Society of Medicine

ADHD diagnosis and treatment of ADHD in adults with an overview of sleep problems in ADHD

Dr Dietmar Hank, Consultant Psychiatrist, Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership Trust

Treatment of restless leg syndrome and other sleep disorders in ADHD

Dr Hugh Selsick, Consultant Psychiatrist, University College London NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break
Paediatric sleep problems in ADHD

Presenting virtually: Professor Catherine Hill, Professor of Sleep Medicine in Child Heath, University Hospital Southhamption NHS Foundation Trust and Consultant in Sleep Medicine, Southampton Childrens Hospital - presenting virtually

An introduction to Ceyesto® (melatonin) 1mg/ml oral solution - session includes promotional content from ALTURiX

Martin Smith, Business Development Director Cheemia, working in partnership with ALTURiX

Answer the call to sleep – session includes promotional content from AGB-Pharma AB

James Cotterell, Country Lead UK, AGB-Pharma AB

Panel discussion

Chair: Dr Hugh Selsick

Sleep in ADHD and the treatment of circadian rhythm disorder in ADHD

Presenting virtually: Professor Sandra Kooji, Professor on adult ADHD at Amsterdam University Medical Centre and Head of Expertise Center Adult ADHD at PsyQ, Netherlands

Pharmacological aspects of medications used in the treatment of ADHD

Jasvinder Singh, Senior Clinical Pharmacist, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Clinical Lecturer at School of Cancer & Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kings College London

Tea and coffee break
Behavioural treatment of sleep problems in ADHD

Presenting virtually: Dr Stephen Becker, Psychologist, Researcher, Author, in ADHD , sleep and cognitive disengagement syndrome


Panel discussion
Closing remarks
Close of meeting



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

Registration for this event will close on 20 May 2024 at 11:59pm (BST). Late registrations will not be accepted.

The agenda is subject to change at any time

If the event is recorded, we are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. There is no guarantee that all sessions will be available after the event, this is at the presenter’s and RSM’s discretion.

All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations.

This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.