BSS Conference 2021

  • 30 March 2021|

Dear BSS Members and Friends,We are looking forward to seeing you all later this year at the traditional biennial BSS Scientific Conference 2021. While we are delighted to observe the progress in controlling the pandemic and the roll out of the vaccination programme, we had hoped that national travel would allow us to deliver a…

The DVLA are looking for GMC registered consultants who would like to join the Secretary of State for Transport’s Honorary Medical Advisory Panel on Driving and Disorders of the Nervous System.

The on-line application is open from January 15 to February 28, 2021 on

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of a great name in the field of sleep medicine & research: Richard P. Allen, PhD. On December 9, 2020, Richard P. Allen passed away. Dr. Allen is credited with the discovery of cyclic alternating patter and other research in sleep physiology and medicine. Dr. Allen’s…


  • 06 November 2020|

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…

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