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Narcolepsy UK – Survey

  • 17 July 2018|

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. 

More pain, less sleep. Less sleep, more pain. Their relationship is a complex one, but what are the mechanisms behind the link between sleep and pain? Listen Here.

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,…

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”…

Update on RCCP and AHCS

  • 17 July 2018|

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…

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…