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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

We have an exciting programme for the BSS National Narcolepsy Update including talks from Prof Emmanuel Mignot and Narcolepsy UK

Who's attending the Clinical Update Sleep: A Virtual Briefing event tomorrow? 9:00am - 11:00am

Don't forget to register for the Current controversies in sleep medicine Webinar which is on the 16th November 2020. @RoySocMed

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Latest News

Sleep Services National Audit

    Sleep Services in the UK were negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic: read here the findings of the BSS National Audit here


      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 Publications…