We are delighted to announce that the ISS will be awarding up to four bursaries of €500 each to facilitate travel of sleep clinicians based in Ireland to conferences or educational events relevant to the practice of sleep medicine. In the first instance, we are inviting applications to support attendance at the biennial meeting of … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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
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.
(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 … Read more
(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 … Read more