Archive: Healthcare

Sleeping your way to better mental health

29th January 2015 by Dr. Sophie Bostock

Healthcare Sleepio news

  The Sleepio team were invited to Liverpool yesterday to speak at a psychological therapies masterclass. Dr Sophie Bostock presented a case study from Manchester, where Sleepio is being used to help patients with anxiety and depression. The event was organised to share best practice across Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services in the ...

The era of digital medicine: breaking the barrier

26th November 2014 by Peter Hames

Healthcare Sleep news Sleep science Sleep technology Sleepio news

We live in a world where a trip to our GP often results in leaving with a prescription in hand. Although drugs are essential to the health of many people, we now have decades of clinical evidence that suggests behavioural treatment, such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, is a more effective long-term solution for conditions such ...

Sleepio wins EHI award for “most innovative product benefitting patients”

14th October 2013 by Peter Hames

Healthcare Sleepio news

Some days life deals you lemons. On others you win prestigious healthcare industry awards. Last Thursday, we’re proud to say, was one of the latter. After months of tense waiting Sleepio was named as the top ‘Healthcare IT Product Innovation’ at EHealth Insider’s EHI awards. Awarded to the most innovative product benefitting patients, the finalists were a strong ...

Sleepio to pitch at NHS Innovation Expo 2013

13th March 2013 by Peter Hames

Healthcare Sleepio news

With this year’s NHS Innovation Expo well underway, we’re thrilled to announce that our team will be presenting Sleepio there tomorrow! The NHS Expo is a conference that showcases not only the NHS itself but also inspiring developments in healthcare. Therefore, we’re proud to have been selected as one of five finalists in the ‘Digital Innovation’ ...

Are NHS savings lowering the quality of care?

18th February 2013 by Peter Hames


The findings of the latest quarterly report on healthcare in the UK raise debate over how changes in the NHS may affect patients. The report was published by The King’s Fund, who are monitoring the UK healthcare giant as it works hard to create savings of £20 billion whilst maintaining service levels. This overwhelming task remains ...

Our 5 highlights from Health 2.0 Berlin

15th November 2012 by Peter Hames

Healthcare Sleepio news

Health 2.0 Berlin was allegedly a health conference. But at 4:30am on the train back to Schoenefeld airport, sleep deprived and mildly hungover, it certainly didn’t feel like it. We were on the sharp end of two intense days of talks, demos and crowds of fascinating people to meet. The attendees were varied and impressive – ...

The one thing you should look for in a social network

6th November 2012 by Peter Hames


October 2012’s Wired Health Conference, held in New York, brought together over 200 experts to discuss the innovative ways in which data may be collected and applied in order to revolutionise healthcare as we know it. The focal point of the talks was ‘big data’, the hottest term in healthcare at the moment. It refers ...