Archive: Sleepio press

Big Health at TechCrunch Disrupt SF

8th September 2014 by Helena

Sleepio news Sleepio press

On Wednesday Big Health co-founder, Peter Hames, will be discussing the topic ‘Digital Medicine is the New Rx’.

Meet the Stars of Tech City

14th October 2013 by Peter Hames

East London Shoreditch Sleepio news Sleepio press

  Being involved in a health tech startup mainly involves sitting hunched over a laptop. So being asked to feature in a photo shoot of (ahem) ‘Stars of Tech City’ for The Observer was a pretty exciting change from the norm. Shot by top photographer Will Whipple and organised by the indomitable Kathryn Parsons from Decoded it ...

Do Americans sleep better than the British?

18th November 2011 by Rosie Gollancz

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This morning Sleepio co-founder Peter Hames was invited back onto BBC World Service for an update on the response to the World Sleep Survey following Tuesday’s World Update. We saw a fantastic reaction to the survey all the way from Afganistan to Zambia, with the greatest number of responses from North America. Although these are ...

ITN Tonight goes “inside insomnia”

17th November 2011 by Rosie Gollancz

Great British Sleep Survey Sleep news Sleepio press

This evening’s ITN’s Tonightprogram will be focusing on the “urgent need” to address insomnia, the most common sleep disorder affecting around 10% of the population.  The program will explore the varying forms of help which may be offered to those experiencing the problem and the availability of such treatments on the National Health Service across ...

The World Sleep Survey on the BBC World Service

15th November 2011 by Rosie Gollancz

Sleep news Sleepio press

This morning Sleepio’s co-founder, Peter Hames, was lucky enough to be invited onto BBC World Service’s ‘World Update’ as a guest, to talk about the World Sleep Survey.The World Sleep Survey, which aims to be the largest ever survey of the world’s sleep, was launched by Sleepio following the success of the Great British Sleep ...

Sleepio teams up with Channel 4’s Food Hospital

15th November 2011 by Rosie Gollancz

Sleep news Sleepio press

Channel 4’s new series, ‘The Food Hospital’ focuses on “using food as medicine” and we are proud to have been involved in the episode dealing with insomnia. As part of the series, the ‘Big Food Trial’ looks into the possible effects of food on medical conditions with a series of nationwide experiments that the public can ...

Nation’s health at risk due to poor sleep?

14th November 2011 by Rosie Gollancz

Great British Sleep Survey Sleepio experts Sleepio press

Last weekend The Observer ran a couple of great articles which we hope will help to further raise the profile of the Nation’s sleep problems and the need for evidence-based solutions. However we wanted to clarify and expand on some of the statistics quoted from the Great British Sleep Survey and Sleepio’s co-founder and world ...

Sleepio and The Mental Health Foundation

13th May 2011 by Rosie Gollancz

Great British Sleep Survey Sleep news Sleepio press

In 2011 Sleepio proudly partnered The Mental Heath Foundation in their campaign to highlight the impact of sleep on health and mental wellbeing. Their Sleep Matters report featured findings from the Great British Sleep Surveyand a wealth of information on sleep problems, their importance and how to treat them.In order to tackle the impact of ...

Sleepio and the Guardian create The Good Sleep Handbook and CD

28th January 2011 by Peter Hames

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Over the past couple of months Sleepio has been working with the Guardian and the Observer to create The Good Sleep Handbook and The Good Sleep CD. And from tomorrow you can get your hands on them, free with this weekend’s edition of the papers. The Good Sleep Guide in the Guardian on Saturday features advice ...