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Brigham and Women’s finds doctors sleep more when hours are cut

Getting a good night’s sleep is important for everyone — including physicians. In 2011, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) set a limit on first-year resident physician shifts of 16 or fewer continuous hours of work. This policy change was based primarily on the results of studies comparing outcomes for first-year residents who… Read More »

How to cope if you’ve not had enough sleep – tips to get through the day and what to avoid

When insomniacs arrive at Dr Sandi Mann’s Manchester-based clinic they usually expect the sleep expert to teach them how to get eight hours of kip every night. Instead, she shows them how to cope without. “Some do walk away and find someone else, but those who stay with me generally benefit,” she says. “Coping with… Read More »