Placebos and sleep

You may have seen ‘The placebo experiment: can my brain cure my body?‘ recently broadcast on the BBC. This was a fascinating programme in which doctor and broadcaster Dr Michael Mosley, who I met recently at his ‘Great Lives’ lecture Continue reading Placebos and sleep

CaHRU presents research on sleep at college summer showcase

The annual research showcase, featuring speakers from the College of Social Science took place on 6 June 2018. Professor Niro Siriwardena presented on CaHRU’s work on sleep. Sleep is fundamental to our wellbeing, from birth to old age. Poor sleep Continue reading CaHRU presents research on sleep at college summer showcase

CaHRU contributes to international EMS quality & safety programme

Professor Niro Siriwardena recently contributed to ‘Safer, Better and Stronger: Quality Improvement for EMS Leaders’ a one-day preconference course at the North American Emergency Medical Services Physicians (NAEMSP) Annual Conference in San Diego, on January 10, 2018. Around 60 EMS Continue reading CaHRU contributes to international EMS quality & safety programme

‘Tribulations and trials in primary care insomnia’ at BSS 2017

This year’s British Sleep Society (BSS) conference, held in Brighton at the Hilton Metropole, featured an invited presentation from Prof Niro Siriwardena, director of CaHRU, entitled ‘Tribulations and trials in primary care insomnia’. After a welcome to the conference by Continue reading ‘Tribulations and trials in primary care insomnia’ at BSS 2017