How to set up a successful sleep service
Professor Elphick has been a 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.
Janine has been a Paediatric Nurse since 2005, working in the field of Sleep Medicine as an experienced Nurse Specialist in sleep since 2008. Janine runs the Paediatric Sleep Clinic in Sheffield Children’s Hospital, providing specialist sleep advice for parents and caregivers, as well as children and young people. Working as part of a multi-disciplinary consultant-led team, she contributes to the growing Sleep Advisory Service. As the leading Specialist Nurse in Paediatric Narcolepsy, Janine looks after the day to day running of a supra-regional Paediatric Narcolepsy Service, its cohort of patients and families, including nurse-led clinics and visits to schools. As part of her role, Janine regularly undertakes clinical audit and research whilst still finding time to support other staff in the Paediatric Sleep Disorders Service.
What will the webinar cover?
Key learning objectives
- How to set up a successful sleep clinic - The Sheffield experience
- What are the challenges and barriers when commissioning a sleep service, and how to overcome them
- To share details of the Sheffield Sleep Pathway and the 'Wake up to Sleep' project