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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 below to find out how you can join us!

ANSS/ESRS Membership

Did you know that the British Sleep Society have associate society membership with ESRS? This mean you have access to the ESRS newsletter, web page and a wide range of information and educational programs.

Click here to visit their website


Become a BSS member here


Look at all current events here

@BMJOpen_Resp is proud to be partnered with @BTSrespiratory , @BritishSleepSoc , @ARNS_UK & @BALRcommunity

Members of these societies you are eligible for a discount on the article processing cost. #BMJOpenRespiratoryResearch #BORR #OpenAccess #RespEd

The #OSA_Alliance announces the appointment of Annabel Nickol and Sophie West as co-chairs. The Alliance is an umbrella organisation to facilitate collaboration between #OSA experts across UK sleep organisations. @sophiedwest @ARTP_News @BTSrespiratory @NHSGIRFT

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The British Sleep Society needs you!

     A vacancy has arisen on the Executive Committee of the British Sleep Society. All current members of the Society are eligible to apply and we are keen to ensure the Committee continues to be representative of the Membership. Serving on the Executive Committee enables you to influence the work of the Society, which exists to…


      During the current COVID-19 pandemic, the BSS have received many urgent requests related to sleep and sleep medicine. The Executive Committee have summarised consensus advice in the following statement related to sleep apnoea, insomnia, anxiety and stress (this statement has undergone internal peer review): BSS statement on sleep-related advice during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic Survey…