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Key questions on insomnia

Module summary
Professor Adrian Williams, consultant sleep physician, answers questions from GP Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones on long-term effects of insomnia, exercise and sleep hygiene.
Learning objectives

This module will update your knowledge on insomnia, including:

  • Common triggers for insomnia 
  • The best time to encourage exercise in these patients
  • Principles of sleep hygiene
  • Appropriate medication and recommendations for course duration
Author

Professor Adrian Williams is a consultant sleep physician at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and London Sleep Centre, Harley St

Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones is a GP trainer in Stockport, Cheshire

Date module published
11/03/2015
Module due for review
11/03/2017
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1 CPD hour
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
2 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Very sleep hygiene
We cannot prescribe melatonin
Robert Laurence
12.08.2017.
Useful
Jacqueline Stuart
28.05.2017.
Interesting
Julie Kirkwood
20.04.2017.
good
Martin Lock
20.02.2017.
Excellent
Amjid Raja
17.02.2017.