Talks and lectures to doctors, patients and public

 

I am delighted to give talks on sleep and its problems to specialists, general practitioners, patient groups and public societies. I don’t usually charge unless expenses are significant or time away from work is required as annual leave.

 

To book a talk, discussion or lecture please contact Catherine Frantz.

 


 

Recent talks include:

 

March 2017

An overview of sleep disorders and insomnia

GP study day , Banstead, Surrey

 

October 2016

Diagnosing sleep disorders in primary care

Lewes and High Weald GP study evening

 

September 2016

Diagnosing sleep disorders in primary care

Hasting and Rother GP study evening

 

July 2016

The Structure of sleep and sleep disordered breathing

Kent Surrey & Sussex Trainee day for chest physicians

Maidsone Hospital, Kent

 

June 2016

Sleep disorders in the workplace. Implications for the employer

Occupational Health Deopartment, East Coast Trains, Kings Cross Station

 

March 2016

Getting started in diagnosing sleep disorders in primary care

Arundel Surgery, West Sussex

 

November 2015

Problems with sleep

Probus Club, Storrington, West Sussex

 

May 2015

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea and Anaesthesia

Annual Meeting of the Scottish Society of Anaesthetists, Edinburgh

 

February 2015

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea and Anaesthesia

The 31st Annual Scientific Sessions of College of Anaesthesiologists & Intensivists of Sri Lanka. Columbo

 

November 2014

Getting started in diagnosing sleep disorders in primary care

Bexhill Medical Practice

 

August 2014

Problems with sleep

Probus Club, Horsham

 

June 2014

Getting started in diagnosing sleep disorders in primary care

Seaford Medical Practice

 

May 2014

Getting started in diagnosing sleep disorders

GP Vocational Training Day, North Thames Scheme, 

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

 

April 2014

Getting started in diagnosing sleep disorders in primary care

Victoria Road Medical Practice, Worthing, West Sussex.

 

February 2014

Getting started in diagnosing sleep disorders in primary care

Heathfield and The Firs General Practice, East Sussex

 

January 2014

Snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea

The Tunbridge Wells Branch of the British Dental Association

 

November 2013

Getting started in diagnosing sleep disorders

Park General Practice, Eastbourne, East Sussex

 

November 2013

Diagnosing sleep disorders in primary care

Beacon Surgery General Practice, Crowborough, East Sussex

 

September 2013

Getting started in diagnosing sleep disorders

23rd update for GPs, Royal Society of Medicine, London

 

July 2013

Getting good sleep

Maidstone Hospital Post-graduate meeting, Kent

 

March 2013

Snoring and sleep apnoea – a wake up call for spouses

Retired fellows section of the Royal Society of Medicine, London

 

November 2012

Diagnosing sleep disorders in primary care

GPs’ annual update course, The Brompton Hospital, London

 

October 2012

Good sleep: the key to health and happiness

Pulborough Patients’ Liaison Group, West Sussex

 

July 2012

Ten things every GP needs to know about insomnia

Medway GP update meeting, Gillingham, Kent

 

September 2012

Ten things every GP needs to know about insomnia

Canterbury GP update meeting, Canterbury, Kent

 

April 2012

Sleep and breathing disorders

Transport for London (TfL) Medical and Occupational Therapy Team

 

November 2011

Insomnia and related sleep disorders

Crawley GP postgraduate meeting, Crawley, West Sussex

 


 

Recent media broadcasts include:

 

7th. october 2016

Do we sleep enough?

BBC Radio Surrey & Sussex

 

31st July 2016

Mysteries of the Brain

Insight TV Sky 271

 

12 April 2016

Devices that reduce snoring

The One Show BBC1 

 

11 August 2015

Getting better sleep

BBC Radio Surrey & Sussex

 

8 February 2014

Insomnia and sleep problems

Redstone FM

 

15 October 2013

Re-routing flights from Gatwick Airport

ITV Meridian News

 

8 October 2013

Do power naps really work?

Daily Telegraph

 

5 July 2013 

Anaesthesia and the NHS Anniversary film

Royal College of Anaesthetists

 

11 June 2013
Problems of using CPAP
BBC Radio Surrey and Sussex

 

12 June 2013
Anaesthesia and cognitive function
BBC South East Today 

 

1 June 2013
Anaesthesia and post-operative dementia
The Times

 

23 May 2013
Unable to sleep
BBC Radio Stoke 

 

12 April 2013
Long sleepers like Margaret Thatcher
BBC Radio Stoke

 

8 January 2013
Sleeping tablets and addiction
BBC Radio London

 

28 and 29 November 2012
Goodnight Britain (technical adviser)
BBC1 

 

20 September 2012
Waking up tired
BBC Radio Kent 

 

28 April 2012 

Working lives (profile)

Guardian newspaper

 

March 2012
Big body squad
Channel 5 

 

6 March 2012
Snoring and sleep apnoea
Meridian FM

 

20 February 2012
Sleeping tablets cause early death
BBC Radio Surrey and Sussex

 

November 2011
Anaesthesia information
BBC website (health)

 

July 2011
Sleepiness and driving
BBC Radio Kent 

 

10 March 2010
Sleepiness and driving
BBC Radio Stoke

 

15 January 2009

Impact on sleep of a third runway at Heathrow Airport ('Constant Planes Keep Me Awake')

Sky News

 

July 2008

The effect of modafinil and brain stimulants on society

London Evening Standard 

 

Expert opinion on narcolepsy
NHS Choices 

 

December 2007
South East Today 

 

October 2007
The Chris Evans Show
BBC Radio 2

 

2000
BBC1 Breakfast Show 

 

1999

Sleep apnoea

BBC World Service