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Thursday 21 May 2020 - 18:00 - 20:00 (Login available 17:45)


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About this webinar


We look forward to welcoming you to our upcoming webinar: Facing Fatigue - science, strategies and solutions to help manage work-related fatigue

This webinar will include an overview of the science of sleep and the causes and effects of fatigue. It will cover practical tips of how to manage shift working, reduce the risks associated with fatigue and improve your sleep. We will hear from experts in the field of fatigue research and learn how we can apply fatigue risk management principles in healthcare. We will also consider the effects of the COVID19 pandemic on sleep and fatigue and learn what we can do to help. The webinar is suitable for anaesthetists and critical care staff of all grades, and indeed all healthcare professionals and those who support them. We hope you can join us.

Login will be available from 17:45, but the broadcast will not start until 18:00.


We have a number talks by renowned speakers including:

The science of sleep – Dr Ceri Sutherland

The impact of fatigue on our health, wellbeing and work – Dr Laura McClelland

Practical steps to improve sleep and manage shift work – Dr Roopa McCrossan

Fatigue Risk Management Systems – Dr Peter Noone

Decision fatigue and the importance of breaks - Dr Julia Allan

Sleep in the time of COVID – Dr Mike Farquhar

Organised by: Dr Emma Plunkett, Dr Nancy Redfern
Chair: Dr Kathleen Ferguson

Joining the webinar

You can log in from the comfort of your own home, your office, or any where else that is convenient. All you need is a decent internet connection and a quiet room. If you are unable to attend live do not worry, you will be automatically sent the recording 24 hours after the webinar whether you attend or not.