Restless Leg Syndrome and Sleep Difficulties

This event took place on Friday 29 September 2023
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Agenda

Restless Leg Syndrome and Sleep Difficulties, Prof Heather Elphick, Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust.
Prof Heather Elphick
Prof Heather Elphick
Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust.

Heather has been consultant in Sheffield since 2008, having trained at Alder Hey and Melbourne Children’s Hospitals. She leads the sleep service at Sheffield Children’s Hospital, managing a comprehensive range of sleep disorders. Heather holds an Honorary Chair with the University of Sheffield, in recognition of her collaborative work in research, leading nationally funded projects, including the “Wake Up to Sleep” project promoting awareness of the impacts of sleep deprivation. Heather is passionate about improving sleep for children and their families. She has spoken at The Sleep Charity’s manifesto launch at the Houses of Parliament and has appeared regularly in the media in support of the importance of children’s sleep.

What will the webinar cover?

Key learning objectives

  • To provide an understanding of restless leg syndrome and how poor sleep can be managed by clinicians.