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Sleep Action Welcomes New Trustees

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

Digital Marketing Coordinator

Plan and executing digital campaigns to drive lead generation, customer acquisition, and fundraising.

Marketing Content Coordinator

Play a pivotal role in our brand marketing initiatives raising awareness of the charity and its services.

Business Development Manager

Proactively drive sales for our portfolio of training courses across various sectors and businesses.

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.

Board Trustee Members

We are looking for new trustees to join our established board. Become an important part of the success of our charity and make a difference for the people we support.

Better Sleep for Spring

Explore the factors that determine one’s sleep and discover how every service user can achieve healthy sleep with the right support.

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

Can “bad sleepers” achieve healthy sleep?

Explore the factors that determine one’s sleep and discover how every service user can achieve healthy sleep with the right support.

Better Sleep for Back to School

For children, term times introduce routine and structure, which are very sleep-friendly. However, the transition from the summer holidays to the start of term can be extremely difficult.

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

Dry January and Your Sleep

If you're struggling with sleeping issues, Dry January could be the key to getting a better night’s rest. A trend that has become increasingly popular over the past few years, Dry January is a month-long challenge in abstaining from alcohol. While it may sound like a daunting challenge for many of us, it can be

Sound Sleep Evaluation

Our Sound Sleep programme is designed for professionals in the education sector working with children & young people from nursery age right through to upper teens.

Effects of the coronavirus pandemic on adults’ sleep

How has the coronavirus pandemic affected our sleep?

Effects of the coronavirus pandemic on youths’ sleep

We live in unprecedented times. This article explores the importance of sleep for children and teenagers together with some challenges presented to young people by the unique conditions of the coronavirus pandemic. Youths may have trouble with learning and social development if their sleep is inadequate. Sleep deprivation impairs decision making and reduces attention and

It’s time to wake up

There have been a lot of articles in the press since the start of the pandemic reporting that people are getting more, but lower quality sleep. While that might be true for some, for millions more the reality has been quite different. As a charity that supports families with their children’s sleep, Sleep Scotland has

Update – COVID-19

Due to current government guidelines, we are postponing all face-to-face training courses for the foreseeable future. As of 28th May 2020 we’re launching some new online training courses via Zoom. If you would be interested in learning about face-to-face training courses once we are up and running again, please email training@sleepscotland.org to be added to

Research Findings – Systematic literature review of the relationship between adolescents’ screen time, sleep and mental health

Sleep Scotland was delighted host the launch of a systematic literature review of the relationship between adolescents’ screen time, sleep and mental health this morning by Minister for Mental Health, Clare Haughey, MSP. The research draws conclusions that sleep quality is negatively influenced by mobile phone use around bedtime. As more children are being given

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