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.

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Membership to the society is open to all professionals who have sleep medicine as a major clinical and/or research interest.


The 19th Irish Sleep Society annual scientific meeting and AGM will take place on 24th March 2023 at the Dublin Airport Carlton Hotel. Registration now open.


The first Guidelines for the Assessment and Management of Patients with Sleep Disorders were published by the society...

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24th March 2023: ISS Annual Scientific Meeting & AGM

Registration for this year’s AGM is now open The Irish Sleep Society annual scientific meeting and AGM will take place at the Dublin Airport Carlton hotel on Friday, March 24th. Registration is free for ISS members, and €40 for non-members. This year’s meeting has a great line up of invited speakers covering neurological, dental, and

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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

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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

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International Sleep Medicine Course (ISMC) 6th – 9th March 2023

Registration is now open for the International Sleep Medicine Course (ISMC) which will take place at the Angel Hotel in Cardiff on 6th – 9th March 2023. The ISMC is a joint venture of the Sleep Societies of the British Sleep Society (BSS), Netherlands (NSWO and SVNL) and the Belgian Association for Sleep research and Sleep

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ATS: 19-24 2023 May, San Francisco, CA

ATS: Annual conference will be held in Washington DC May 19-24 2023. Attend this exciting event for an update on the latest science and innovations in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine. ATS 2023 International Conference

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Featured Publication

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.