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Latest Press Releases

Sleep Action Welcomes New Trustees

Sleep Action Announces New Board Members Empowering Lasting Change Through Learning.

Sleep Counselling for Adults Training Course Wins Second Place at Tomorrow’s Care Awards

Sleep Action is thrilled to announce that its pioneering training course, “Sleep Counselling for Adults,” has been awarded second place in the prestigious Tomorrow’s Care Awards 2024.

Sleep Action Announces £2,500 Giveaway

Capella, the charity that operates Sleep Scotland, has been named Employer of the Year at the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Business Awards

Sleep Scotland Rebrands to “Sleep Action”

Capella, the charity that operates Sleep Scotland, has been named Employer of the Year at the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Business Awards

ECC Employer of the Year Nomination

We are delighted to announce that Capella has been nominated as Employer of the Year at the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Business Awards 2023.

Sleep Counselling for Adults Announced

Sleep Scotland Launches Training to Support Healthy Sleep in Adults with Complex Needs

Our Spokespeople

We have several experts on-staff available to comment on a range of topics connected with healthy sleep. If you would like to arrange an interview or request a comment, please contact us through the below form.

Gail Burden Capella

Gail BurdenCEO Capella

As CEO of Capella, Gail is responsible for all aspects of Sleep Action including strategy, governance, finance, and staffing. Gail has over 10 years’ experience as a CEO and has worked in the charity sector for nearly 20 years.

Alyson O'BrienHead of Sleep Services

As Head of Sleep Services, Alyson is responsible for our Sleep Support and Training teams to ensure a high-quality service to both families and professionals. She develops and provides lecturing at many of our highly regarded and informative sleep courses. Alyson also supports our trained sleep counsellors to implement behavioural sleep programmes with children, young people, and their families.

Alyson is passionate about spreading the good word of sleep, and finding the right solution to a sleep issue at any age through training, education, and advice.

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