Getting a good nights sleep

19th May 2017 by Kate Little

Getting a good nights sleep

Dr Kate Little talks about the links between sleep and health, the consequences of poor sleep, and how we can get better sleep.

I was asked at my last appraisal if I was sleep deprived. When considering our health and fitness to practise, the Leicester Health Structured Reflective Template (SRT) suggests asking about sleep, along with other questions relating to managing stress and work-life balance.

The link between sleep and mental and emotional wellbeing is widely known. Most of us are aware that reduced sleep can be an early warning sign for relapse in serious mental illness.

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