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May 2020

Breathe easy, sleep well: Obstructive sleep apnoea and brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome in humans and companion animals

May 11 @ 8:45 am - 5:15 pm
The Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street
London, W1G DAE
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Vets and human doctors often do not have the opportunity to learn from each other and plan collaborative research and strategies to raise awareness and improve care for conditions that affect both humans and animals. This meeting aims to catalyse and encourage such collaborations. Join us as we discuss the parallels between obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) in humans and brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome (BOAS), including developments that are translatable across species. This is a unique opportunity to learn about comparative…

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Sleep and Pain Medicine Event – The Royal Society of Medicine

May 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:55 pm
The Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street
London, W1G DAE
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Join us as we bring together experts from two separate faculties, Pain and Sleep Medicine, to explore the bidirectional link between pain and sleep. A bad night sleep worsens pain. Many patients attribute poor sleep to the primary pain condition rather than considering distinct and treatable primary sleep disorders such as sleep apnoea or restless legs. Learning how to spot and treat sleep disorders improves outcomes in the pain clinic. Attendees can expect to: Understand normal and abnormal sleep and…

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BSS COVID-19 Webinar

May 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The webinar will emphasise respiratory as well as non-respiratory aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic and summarise the recent BSS Statement on COVID-19. It will be chaired by the BSS executive committee. 

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June 2020

Circadian rhythms in respiratory disease: Do they matter?

June 9 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
The Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street
London, W1G DAE

The Respiratory Medicine section is hosting an exciting event which will explore circadian biology and how it impacts on the care of respiratory patients. There will be a number of prominent speakers, including Professor David Ray from the University of Oxford; who will present on the circadian regulation of lung inflammation. This is a full-day event aimed at Students, Trainees, Respiratory Registrars, ITU Registrars, Neurology Registrars, Consultants, Scientists and those specialising in Sleep Medicine. This awareness-raising event will be hugely informative with ample…

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Sleep 2020

June 13 - June 17
Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
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SLEEP 2020, the 34th annual meeting of the APSS, is a joint meeting of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society. Visit there website for more information https://www.sleepmeeting.org/ You can also register for the conference by clicking here

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Helping patients stay alert during Covid-19: Sleep disorders during lockdown

June 15 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

The Royal Society of Medicine Webinar: In this webinar we'll look into the impact of lockdown on sleep, and sleep services that are helping patients sleep as lockdown lifts. Chaired by Kirstie Anderson, President of RSM's Sleep Medicine Section, she will be joined by Dr Martin Allen, Respiratory Physician and Dr David O'Regan, Consultant Psychiatrist to look at sleep problems seen during lockdown. During this session, you'll be able to: Understand the impact of lockdown on teenage sleep Learn how to…

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Newcastle Sleep Study Days – Assessing Sleep and Treating Insomnia

June 22
New Education Centre, Royal Victoria Infirmary NE1 4LP

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…

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Newcastle Sleep Study Days – Updates in the neurological sleep disorders

June 23

SLEEP TRAINING DAYS 22/23rd June 2020 For the sixth year, the Regional Sleep Service in Newcastle is hos8ng 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 Kirs8e Anderson, Neurologist and Dr David O'Regan, Psychiatrist. Evidence based, and effec8ve. This…

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July 2020

The sleepy patient; what to do and has COVID changed things?

July 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Webinar

The sleepy patient; what to do and has COVID changed things? Date: Wednesday 1st July 2020 Time: 18:30 - 19:30 Venue: Online Webinar Speaker: Professor Michael Polkey, Consultant chest physician Focus on what can be done in a primary care setting and who should be referred for investigation. Since the most common cause of excessive sleepiness is Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA)he will cover this in some detail, particularly with regard to treatment with continuous positive airways pressure (CPAP). See full details and register online

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Sleep in Pandemic and Endemic COVID-19: Diagnosis and Management Strategies

July 11 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Webinar

Sleep in Pandemic and Endemic COVID-19: Diagnosis and Management Strategies Date: Thursday 11th June 2020 Time: 13:30 - 14:30 Venue: Online Webinar Speaker:  Dr Alanna Hare, Consultant physician in respiratory and sleep medicine Focusing on patients presenting in Primary Care with anxiety and insomnia around the COVID-19 pandemic and discussions around direct sleep-related effects of the virus.

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