How to get better sleep

"Individuals who suffer from poor sleep are three times as likely to be ill."
Archive of Internal Medicine, 2009

The Centre for Workplace and Community Health will provide a bespoke course after a consultation with you. The course requires at least one 45 minute workshop, usually delivered three times per day.

Our clients include:

  • Carphone Warehouse
  • Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham African Communities Project
  • Well London - Acton Community Forum
  • Living Streets
  • Islington Council
  • Bovis Lend Lease, Hanover Square
  • Sainsburys
  • Sutton Local Authority
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Newham University Hospital Trust

What is the session?

This workshop provides knowledge and understanding of how to get good quality sleep. It equips those in UK workplaces to help others make healthy choices and deal effectively with the pressures of work.

Sleep problems lead to extended sick leave

Norwegian researchers found that people with significant sleep problems were nearly two thirds more likely to take a sick leave of more than eight weeks. They were also about twice as likely to go on permanent work disability.
European Respiratory Journal, December 2008

Topics covered

  • Why do we sleep?
  • How much sleep do we need?
  • Different types of sleep
  • Sleep loss and problems sleeping
  • Top tips for better quality sleep
  • Where to go for further help and advice

To express your interest in this course or to apply for training, please contact the Director of the Centre for Workplace and Community Health, Sarah Spencer-Bowdage at 020 8240 4116 or email