Things that go bump in the night: sleep apnoea, restless legs and limb movements in sleep
Sleep apnoea and insomnia are the two most common sleep pathologies, with 10% of UK adults fulfilling the criteria for insomnia disorder, and 1.5 million adults in the UK living with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA).
This talk focuses on OSA update based on the latest guidance and practical tips for managing insomnia, delving into diagnosing and managing these two common conditions and what to do when they intersect.
- Understand the latest NICE guidance on diagnosing and managing OSA/OHS in the over-16s
- Learn how to assess for insomnia
- Hear about the latest evidence-based management of insomnia and how patients can access self-help resources
- Understand what to do when OSA and insomnia intersect
Dr Allie Hare is a consultant physician in respiratory and sleep medicine, specialising in respiratory failure, sleep disorders, domiciliary ventilation and education.
In addition to Dr Hare’s role at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals, she is the secretary of the British Sleep Society and a leading expert in sleep disorders. She sits on the Board and Council of the British Thoracic Society where she is Chair of the British Thoracic Society education and Training Committee.
Learn more about Dr Allie Hare, her research interests and publications here.
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