The Irish Sleep Society
The Irish Sleep Society (ISS) is a professional organization for physicians, technologists, physiologists, nurses and other health care professionals who specialise in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders in Ireland.
Membership to the society is open to all professionals who have sleep medicine as a major clinical and/or research interest.
Our 19th Annual General Meeting was recently held in the Carlton Hotel on 24th March 2023.
The first Guidelines for the Assessment and Management of Patients with Sleep Disorders were published by the society...
19th Annual General Meeting: 24th March 2023
Our 19th Annual General Meeting was recently held in the Carlton Hotel on 24th March 2023. It was an excellent meeting with stimulating talks on adaptive servoventilation, mandibular advancement devices and parasomnias from our guest speakers and thought-provoking case studies presented. A copy of the programme can be found on the meetings link above.. It
Oxford Online Programme in Sleep Medicine
The Oxford Online Programme in Sleep Medicine offers an MSc/PgDip in Sleep Medicine, as well as a series of 8 continuing professional development modules and a CBT-I Masterclass. The part-time, online courses are aimed at multidisciplinary professionals with an interest in sleep medicine, and are delivered online, which is particularly suitable for overseas delegates. Further
Walter McNicholas ERS lifetime achievement
We would like to congratulate our esteemed colleague and founder of the Irish Sleep Society, Prof Walter McNicholas, on his recent prestigious ERS lifetime achievement award in sleep disordered breathing. Click here for the full story
The Lancet sleep and sleep disorders series
Published in September 2022, this is an excellent series for those looking for an update on human sleep and sleep disorders. Click here for full details.
Interim National Clinical Paediatric Guidance on Philips Respironics Field Safety Notice
(Ventilators, Sleep and Respiratory Care Devices) Context: Philips Respironics released a global field safety notice (FSN) for a number of devices – used for the treatment of sleep apnoea and respiratory failure – due to the following two issues related to the polyester-based polyurethane (PE-PUR) sound abatement foam: 1) The PE-PUR foam may degrade into
Interim National Clinical Adult Guidance on Philips Respironics Field Safety Notice
(Ventilators, Sleep and Respiratory Care Devices) Context: Philips Respironics released a global field safety notice for a number of devices – used for treatment of sleep apnoea and respiratory failure – due to the following two issues related to the polyester- based polyurethane (PE-PUR) sound abatement foam used: 1) The PE-PUR foam may degrade into
ERS International Congress 2023
ERS International Congress 2023 will be held at Allianz MiCo in Milan, Italy from 9–13 September, 2023. Registration is now open for this state-of-the-art hybrid respiratory meeting. Programme – ERS – European Respiratory Society
2-4 October BSS Sleep 2023
Biennial Scientific Meeting is being held in Leeds, UK. Abstract submission deadline is 25th June. BSS Sleep 2023 – Abstracts – BSSsleepsociety.org.uk
4-6 October ESRS eSleep Virtual Congress
4-6 October ESRS eSleep Virtual Congress. eSleep Europe 2023 will feature six half–days of education, categorised by track to include keynote lectures, year-in-review, symposia, controversies, roundtable discussions and oral and poster presentations. Each day will be split into two tracks, one in the morning and the other in the afternoon. esrs.eu
20-25 October World Sleep 2023
World Sleep 2023 will feature an exciting program of scientific presentations, courses, and social events. Find registration, science submission, and more information at worldsleepcongress.com.
Sleep Europe 2024
Save the date 24-27 September 2024 in Seville, Spain Sleep Europe 2024 – The 27th Congress of the European Sleep Research Society
Sleep Medicine Textbook
The second edition of the Sleep Medicine Textbook published by the ESRS in 2021, provides a state of the art, all-in-one educational material (15 sections, 92 chapters, 1,100 pages). Written by experts in the field, the Sleep Medicine Textbook comprises the knowledge-base for the ESRS examinations in sleep medicine. Members of the ISS can avail of the textbook for a discounted prize.