New courses from Southampton Children’s Sleep Disorder Service

Our colleagues from Southampton Children’s Hospital are delivering more Sleep Training courses in 2017.

Please be aware these are not courses delivered by Solent NHS Trust/ Emotional First Aid team.  The details for applications for these courses are listed below.




In 2017, we will be introducing some new sleep training course options as well as offering two Update and Case Study Days.

Managing Children’s Sleep Disorders in Clinical Practice

This is our four day comprehensive sleep training course, although there is an option for Paediatricians and Psychiatrists to complete the first three days only. All other professionals including Health Visitors, School Nurses, Nursery Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Learning Disability Nurses, CAMHS workers, as well as those working in special education and social services will need to book for the full four days.

The course is designed to enable participants to understand the role of sleep in healthy child development, as well as understand the nature of sleep problems in children including those with disabilities. Completion of the course should enable practitioners to assess and identify common sleep problems in children, and support families in implementing sleep management programmes.

For All practitioners working with children where sleep issues arise

Cost £675

Date May 15, 16, 17 & 18 2017 and
October 17, 18, 19 & 20 2017
Please note the October 2017 course is now fully subscribed but applications are welcome for May 2018 course.

Date May 15 – 18 May 2018 (4 day course)
October 30 – 2 November 2018 (4 day course)

Venue Mercure Winchester Wessex Hotel, Paternoster Row, Winchester, SO23 9LQ

Breakfast, lunch and refreshments are included. Parking however is not included, although there are local car parks, park and ride and local transport links.

On each link it will tell you who the course is suitable for and what is included. – 4 day courses

Essentials of Sleep Medicine for Paediatric Sleep Practice

This is an exciting new one day course covering the essential sleep disorders seen in everyday practice. The course aims to give General Paediatricians and Trainee Paediatricians a basic understanding and confidence to manage common sleep disorders and the ability to recognise rarer sleep disorders requiring specialist review.

For General Paediatricians and Trainee Paediatricians

Cost £125

Date June 22th 2017

Venue Southampton General Hospital

On each link it will tell you who the course is suitable for and what is included. – 1 day course

Update and Case Study Days

We are often asked by past course participants if we can provide some ongoing training and supervision and so we are introducing our Update and Case study day. There will two of these sessions a year and each will be different in its content. These days are designed to offer information on some of the latest research in the field of sleep, as well as some new presentations from members of our multidisciplinary team. In order to ensure that participants feel confident in their management of cases some time will also be spent looking at case studies. We will be asking participants who sign up for this course if they would like to submit a case study to be used on the day. As well as time to meet with other professionals currently working with families with sleep problems, there will also be time in which you will be able to discuss some of the tricky cases you may be working with, with members of the team.

For Anyone who has previously attended one of our sleep training courses

Cost £75

Date November 20 2017

Venue Mercure Winchester Wessex Hotel, Winchester, SO23 9LQ

Please see attached for further details and application form

With many thanks,

Lauren Bailey
Patient Pathway Coordinator for Paediatric Neurology and Sleep Service
Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton, SO16 6YD
Tel: 023 8120 5922
Fax: 023 8120 8688

1 day Paediatricians course application form 3 & 5 day Managing Sleeep Disorders course application form 2926 SCH Sleep Service A5 4pp Dec 15 v1 Update and Case Study Day application form

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