Dr Neil Stanley Independent Sleep Expert


In an effort to spread the message that sleep is vitally important to our physical, mental and emotional health I spend much of my time lecturing to audiences of health care professionals, often for Pharmaceutical companies, and lay people in the UK and overseas. I have been described as an informative and entertaining speaker and have even been described as “inspirational”. I am happy lecturing to any audience, large or small about any aspect of sleep. Example lectures Neuropathic pain and Sleep Back pain and Sleep Nocturia and Sleep Overactive Bladder and Sleep Fibromyalgia and Sleep Generalised Anxiety Disorder and Sleep Depression and Sleep Dementia and Sleep Chronic diseases and sleep The assessment of the sleepy patient The management of the sleepy patient COPD and sleep The Heart and sleep Learning difficulties and sleep Violence during sleep Breast Cancer and sleep MS and sleep Sleep and Respiration Jet-lag and sleep Pharmacological treatment of sleep disorders Non-pharmacological treatment of sleep disorders The development of new medicines for sleep The importance of sleep (for schools) The importance of sleep (for bed and bedding manufacturers) The importance of sleep (for industry Health and Safety) Children/teenagers and sleep (Parents, teachers, students) Basics of sleep and chronobiology Physiology of respiration during sleep Fundamentals of CBT-I History taking in sleep medicine OSA diagnosis and treatment Narcolepsy and other hypersomnias Insomnia, basics and diagnostic aspects Circadian rhythm disorders RLS diagnosis and treatment Sleep, age and co-morbidity Parasomnias The importance of sleep in safety critical industries How to make shiftwork tolerable I have lectured in USA * Canada * Guatemala * El Salvador * Costa Rica * Dominican Republic * Iceland * Norway * Denmark * Germany * France * The Netherlands * Belgium * Poland * Spain * Portugal * Austria * Czech Republic * Switzerland * Republic of Ireland * Monaco * Turkey * Russia * Latvia * Italy * Sweden * Cyprus * Dubai * Israel Lectures to Scientific and Medical societies Associated Professional Sleep Societies European Sleep Research Society British Sleep Society European Association of Urology Collegium International Neuro-Psychopharmacologicum American Psychiatric Association European College of Neuropsychopharmacology World Congress of Psychiatry Portuguese National Psychiatry Congress Nederlandse Vereniging voor Psychiatrie British Association for Psychopharmacology Biological Psychiatry Society, Guatemala. Belgian Society for Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine American College of Clinical Pharmacy American Society for Health System Pharmacists U.S. Psychiatric & Mental Health Congress American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics The European Federation of the International Association for the Study of Pain Special Interest Group on Neuropathic Pain (NeuPSIG), of the International Association for the Study of Pain Central European Neuropsychopharmacological Symposium British Geriatrics Society North East Thoracic Society International Pharmaco-EEG Society Swiss Neuorpathic Pain Advisory Board Icelandic Medical Society The European Pain Federation ® Irish Congress of Anaesthesia Turkish Neuropathic Pain Congress Northern Ireland Pain Society British Pain Society Leicester Medical Society Western Counties Osteopathic Society College of Mental Health Pharmacy Royal College of Nursing Macmillan and Nuffield Oncology Northern Ireland Society of Anaesthetists MS Trust Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Palliative Care Team Conference Christie Hospital Nurse Clinician Education Day Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Pain Management Conference The Institute of Petroleum Hampshire County Council Highway Safety Group Statisticians in the Pharmaceutical Industry (PSI) Manchester Medical Society PHUSE EUconnect National Council for Hypnotherapy Association for Professional Hypnosis and Psychotherapy British Society of Clinical and Academic Hypnosis West Midlands Pain Society ‘In-house’ well-being and safety lectures Primary Care Pharmacy Association * Headley Court * Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner * Uniper * Solace Sleep (Australia) * Broadstone Financial Solutions Limited * Museum of the Home * Ofsted * The Scottish Office * Ministry of Justice * Parliament * HMRC * EmployeesMatter * Total Media * The Cabinet Office * CNH Industrial SA (Switzerland) * Civil Service Local * Laya Healthcare (Ireland) * Foothold * Defence Diving School * Spectrum.Life Ltd (Ireland) * Mill Hill & Belmont Schools * Jewish Care * Mayborn * Morecrofts Solicitors * The Lucid Group * Ca Immo (Austria and CEE) * Proleven (Italy, Germany, Netherlands, India, USA) * Swindon Borough Council * Barking Hospital * Oxford Federation of Women's Institutes * Wiley * Walgreens Boots Alliance * Bloom & Wild * Norton Rose Fulbright * Clarke Telecom * Renew Holdings * Red Rock Power Ltd * Association of Charitable Organisations * EnvironmentAgency * EPC-Groupe * Shepley Engineering * PPS Electrical Ltd * West Cumberland Engineering Ltd * Cumbria Nuclear Solutions Ltd * Cable & Wireless * Herbert Smith Freehills LLC * European School of Administration (Belgium) * Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kings Lynn * Royal Dutch Shell (Poland) *Royal Dutch Shell (Philippines) * Royal Dutch Shell (Malaysia) * Capita (Poland) * British Paralympic Medical Team * Historic Royal Palaces - Tower of London * Historic Royal Palaces - Hampton Court Palace * Guildhall School of Music and Drama * Breast Cancer Care * Circus Street * Ipsos Mori * DLA Piper * Girl Effect * Mezzo * Azimo * Manchester Grammar School * Victoria College, Jersey * Nower Hill High School, London * London College of Fashion * Large London Household with numerous ‘regal’ properties * Hollandia (Israel) * Belron International * Harrow School * Ernst & Young * Institute of Quarrying (Yorkshire Branch) * Institute of Quarrying (Midland Branch) * Institute of Quarrying (Derbyshire Branch) * Barclays Bank * Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust * National Probation Service * The Sleep Charity * The Sleep Council * Instituting of Petroleum Lectures to Healthcare Professionals on behalf of Pharmaceutical Companies Pfizer * Gilead * Roche * Servier * Novartis * Merck * Astellas * Ferring * Lunbeck * Perrigo *Boehringer Ingelheim * Eisai * Biogen * Rhone-Poulenc Rorer * Yamanouchi Academic Lectures at University of Surrey CNS measures, Non-invasive Surrogate Methods. MSc in Pharmaceutical Medicine/Clinical Pharmacology. Effects of Medications on Performance. Diploma in Occupational Medicine Training Course, Effects of Medications on Performance Postgraduate diploma/MSc. in Occupational Health and Safety (Mental Health at Work). Assessing the effects of medication and other substances on functional capacity. Diploma in Disability Assessment. Psychometric testing in drug development, MSc. in Pharmaceutical Medicine (CNS module) The importance of sleep and sleep disorders, MSc. in Pharmaceutical Medicine (CNS module) Continuous measurement in Psychopharmacology, MSc. in Pharmaceutical Medicine (CNS module) EEG as a marker of drug action, MSc. in Pharmaceutical Medicine (CNS module) Sample feedback for Dr Neil Stanley “You were a hilarious and truly an amazing speaker. You cannot learn or do a course on how to speak as brilliantly as you do!” “It was a pleasure to have an obvious expert taking the session. Very interesting.” “Presenter did an excellent job. I especially enjoyed the little jokes he would throw into the discussion unexpectedly.” “Excellent!” “Very entertaining and informative speaker. Well done!” “He has a great sense of humour that he weaves into the webinar. It was great!” “Brilliant / Superb / The best Talk I ever heard in my life” “Very interesting and enlightening talk.” “Best talk of the show so far, even better than Bill Clinton” (Las Vegas Market 2011, Bill Clinton was the Keynote Speaker) “Very interesting and entertaining delivery.” “Very interesting speaker. Great sense of humour.” “Excellent, very well presented.” “A very interesting and challenging meeting.” “Fantastic Lecture.” “Really enjoyable, very informative.” “Excellent, very interesting talk” “Hilarious, entertaining, controversial, loved it!” “Excellent - new knowledge gained!” “One of the most humorous speakers I have listened to.” “Excellent- interesting and funny.” “Very funny and provocative.” “Very entertaining!” “Excellent.” “Different but good, very informative.” “Confident, excellent.” “Excellent communication - very funny.” “Brilliant!” “Engaging and charismatic.” “Blunt and entertaining as always!” “Best lecture of the day. “Refreshingly humorous - very clear presentation.” “Unique.” “Entertaining, informative, interesting facts to use in practice and for patients to aid management.” “Excellent as always - I always learn something new.” “Eye opener - excellent speaker.” “Bloody marvellous.” “Absolutely flipping stonking - could not be better.” “Most excellent speaker.” “Excellent view of important area” “Informative new information, entertaining” “Very enjoyable” “Very good, interesting” “Very interesting and entertaining” “Very interesting session - very useful” “Fantastic, funny, informative” “Just brilliant and fascinating” “Fantastic talk” “Very entertaining and informative and dispelled myths” “A very interesting session. Best session of the two days” “Very interesting topic, engaging” “Excellent speaker how refreshing to listen to someone honest with common sense” Sample negative feedback “DO NOT USE DR STANLEY EVER AGAIN” (written with such ferocity that the pen had torn the paper) 1 out of 5 “A bit condescending, patronising and not to my way of thinking” (everyone else gave 5 out of 5)
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