About this section

The Sleep Medicine Section’s purpose is to promote the understanding of sleep and its disorders thus promoting good health and best practice. The section through its meetings provides up-to-date information on sleep and sleep medicine to anyone who requires it.

The publication on "Expert consensus on minimum standards of practice in the use of cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) 2019" is now available to RSM members. To access it, please click here


Watch lectures from "Sleep medicine, art and literature – ars longa, vita brevis" event that took place at the RSM on 4 February 2020.


Professor Meir Kryger keynote lecture: Sleep in art: A 7000 year odyssey


Salley Vickers lecture: The role of sleep and dreams in fiction

Upcoming events

Section Council members

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section Council, led by the Section President and often in collaboration with specialist societies.


Dr Kirstie Anderson