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Newcastle Sleep Study Days – Assessing Sleep and Treating Insomnia

June 22

SLEEP TRAINING DAYS 22/23rd June 2020

For the sixth year, the Regional Sleep Service in Newcastle is hosting sleep training days in 2020. Come to either or both days and bring your team. The cost has been kept deliberately low to encourage and enable attendance.


Monday 22nd June 2020 9.30am-4.30pm (registration 9.00am)

Assessing sleep and treating Insomnia—a practical guide to CBT for insomnia

Led by Dr Kirstie Anderson, Neurologist and Dr David O’Regan, Psychiatrist. Evidence based, and effective. This day would help any health care professionals who see and treat patients with poor sleep and want to put CBTi techniques into their practice. Overview of sleep and sleep disorders, assessment tools and CBTi components. Case histories and small group teaching. Online training manual supplied. Previous years sold out, so book early to guarantee a place.


Tuesday 23rd June 2020 9.30am-4.00pm (registration from9am)

Updates in the neurological sleep disorders

Covering restless legs, narcolepsy, circadian rhythm disorders and parasomnia in children and adults

-Restless legs and periodic limb movements

-Narcolepsy – diagnosis and treatments, new and old

-Circadian rhythm disorders – shift work, jet lag, delayed sleep phase

-REM sleep behaviour disorder and sleepwalking

-Difficult cases—challenging bedtime stories and video quiz


Both days are ideal for anyone who sees patients with sleep disorders.

Feedback from previous years: “Really knowledgeable, friendly and approachable. Will build suggestions into my clinical practice”, “Workshops were very informative”, “Well planned, practical points”, “Gave me lots of ideas to improve my service”.

Five CPD points per day. Cost £50 per day

Location: New Education Centre, Royal Victoria Infirmary NE1 4LP


For registration & programme Tel 0191 282 3111 (opt5)

Email [email protected]


New Education Centre, Royal Victoria Infirmary NE1 4LP