Forensic Aspects of Sleep: research and service developments

Wednesday 23 January 2019, 9.00AM to 4.00pm

Speaker(s): Dr Helen Oatway, Dr Gethin Rees, Dr Scott Cairney, Dr Jack Kennedy, Dr Paul Reading

This free joint event between Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust, PORSCH and CrimNet from the University of York aims to bring together practitioners and academics with interests in forensic aspects of sleep and hope to forge coalitions of interest around future research and service developments.
The content will be of interest to:

  • staff in hospital, prison, other custodial settings and in the community
  • researchers keen to liaise with communities of practice interested in this underexplored field
  • commissioners wishing to engage more with research and development in this

Programme includes

9am - 9.30am:

Registration, refreshments and networking

9.30am - 4pm sessions: 

Dr Helen Oatway: Sleep disturbance in clinical settings
Dr Gethin Rees: Sexsomnia as a legal defence
Dr Scott Cairney: Measuring sleep and sleep deprivation
Dr Jack Kennedy: Measuring sleep in a young forensic population using accelerometers
Experts by experience: Contributions by those who have experience of sleep disorders
Dr Paul Reading: Measuring inadequate sleep and its effects beyond sleepiness
Table discussions of potential research and service developments
Lunch and networking opportunities will be provided

To book a free place: please e-mail PORSCH_Network@northumbria.ac.uk with the following

  • Name
  • Position and Organisation
  • E-mail address
  • Telephone
  • Dietary requirements (vegetarian options are already provided for)

Network e-mail: PORSCH_Network@northumbria.ac.uk | Twitter: @PORSCH_Network

Location: Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough, TS3 6RS

Admission: Free