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Driving with Obstructive Sleep Apnoea

Dr Sophie West has written a new article on the BTS Driving and OSA postition statement published in this year, aiming to raise awareness in sleep clinic thorughout the UK. To read the article in full click here.

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Are you looking for another challenge in Sleep Medicine?

The Sleep Disorders Centre at Guys’ and St Thomas’ Hospital are looking for a Senior Clinical Fellow in Sleep Medicine. The Sleep Disorders Centre (SDC) is one of the largest centres of adult sleep medicine in Europe. With consultants in respiratory medicine, neurology, neurophysiology, psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, and clinical psychology. Its caseload is extremely broad, covering…

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Are you looking to develop your experience in sleep medicine?

Due to continued expansion we are looking for Sleep physiologist to join our team. The Sleep Disorder Centre is part of the Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in East Grinstead.  It is a high volume, expanding unit which has gained a reputation for excellence since it was established over 20 years ago. Accepting referrals…

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Get Involved with NICE Guideline Group

NICE are looking for members to join the Sleep disordered breathing guideline committee. To find out more about the role and apply click here. Closing date for application is Wednesday 29th August 2018 

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Training Programme starting in October 2018

The Academy of Sleep and Consciousness have launched their next trianing programme, CAS Certificate of Advanced Studies in Sleep, Consciousness and Related Disorders. This is a 3-year program is made up of 4 different modules sustained by an international faculty of scientists and experts in the fields of sleep medicine/research, consciousness and related disorders. Please note…

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Update on RCCP and AHCS

The Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists (RCCP) and the Academy for Healthcare Science (AHCS) have been discussing joint working for the last 2 years. A number of options have been discussed and at the RCCP Council meeting on 19/6/17 it was agreed by a majority to continue discussions with the AHCS and to pursue an…

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BTS statement on driving and OSA

BTS has published an updated Position Statement: Driving and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) 2018, in response to recent legislative changes in this area. In January 2016, a European Commission Directive on Driving led to extensive changes to the “Excessive Sleepiness including OSA” section of the DVLA “Assessing Fitness to Drive – a guide for medical professionals”…

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BSS and BMJ Collaboration

It is a pleasure to announce the launch of our official BSS membership journal, BMJ Open Respiratory Research (BMJORR). BMJORR is a peer-reviewed, open access journal published by the BMJ group in partnership with the British Thoracic Society; it is the sister journal to Thorax. The journal focuses on robustness of methodology and scientific rigour,…

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Narcolepsy UK – Survey

Narcolepsy UK inted to produce a Narcolepsy Charter, detailsing the rights of people with Narcolepsy in the UK. This survey with give them the data they will need to create the Narcolepsy Charter. Please complete the survey here. 

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