Sleep better

The clocks going back means the possibility of an extra hour in bed, but that won’t necessarily translate into an extra hour of sleep. Often, we end up with poor sleep following the clock change due to the disruption it causes to our circadian rhythm (internal body clock).

The resources on this page are intended to help you overcome that disruption and help you sleep better.

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Sleep Difficulties

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Click here for Tips for Better Sleep   Most of us have had nights when we can’t get a good night’s sleep. When you’re worried or stressed you might struggle to get...

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6 Tips for Better Sleep

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Poor sleep is a common problem: about 40% of us are sleep deprived, and 1 in 5 of us can’t get to sleep even when we try. Poor sleep can...

The importance of sleep – a Q&A with the experts

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“a rest isn’t as good as a sleep” Sleep experts Professor Colin Espie (Professor of Sleep Medicine, University of Oxford) and Dr Dimitri Gavriloff (University of Oxford and Sleep Medicine...

Sleep, Glorious Sleep – everything you need to know but never dared to ask

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In challenging times, difficulty sleeping is often the first symptom of poor mental health. Here’s your chance to learn about how to improve your sleep from world class sleep experts,...

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Sleep 101: Tips on how to improve your sleep

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In this session, Dr Dimitri Gavriloff focuses on helping you gain a better understanding of what impacts a good night’s sleep and what you can do practically to take control...

Worry, Stress, Anxiety and Sleep – techniques to help you feel better

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Dr Michelle David and Dr Dimitri Gavriloff discuss why we feel stress, what can cause poor sleep, and explore some techniques to help you manage and deal with these.

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An overview of our apps and online programmes

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Smartphone apps and computer-based programmes are increasingly recommended and used to support various aspects of mental wellbeing. We offer access to a few such programmes through the National Wellbeing Hub....

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