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The British Sleep Society (BSS) is a professional organisation for medical, scientific and healthcare workers dealing with sleeping disorders. We are also here to help sleep practitioners in the private field. We are a registered British charity and our ultimate aim is to improve public health by promoting education and research into sleep and its disorders.

This site caters for anyone with a passion for and interest in sleep and sleep disorders, including our professional membership, lay public and media.

But much of the site’s content is only available to BSS members, so please click the link above to find out how you can join us!


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The pressure of sleep. Adherence issue - is it time for a switch? Study suggests switch to bilevel positive airway pressure associated with clinically & statistically significant improvements in PAP therapy adherence @BritishSleepSoc #Sleep #RespEd

Want to know what Marathon running does to your lung function and respiratory muscle strength? #LondonMarathon

Great open acces article @Dr_NTiller 👇👇

Good luck to @lungukevents @asthmauk runners.


Great article about the excellent work by @TheSleepCharity @elphick_heather and co: sleep programme ‘life changing’ for 800 Sheffield children each year

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      The BSS is listed as approved by HMRC for tax relief. If you are a BSS member your fees can be counted for self-declaration with HMRC. This also applies to membership fees paid to GMC or other professional body related fees.