Sleep is essential for our health and wellbeing, yet millions of us struggle to get enough of it and suffer as a result. Nuffield Health, the UK’s largest healthcare charity, found that 55% of people aren't getting enough sleep. If you’re not sleeping enough, the effects could be more significant than simply having bags under your eyes, with studies suggesting those who are sleep deprived report more negative feelings (sadness, anger or frustration for example).

Updated: Tuesday 26 April 2022

Published: Friday 18 March 2022

These cognitive behavioural therapy techniques retrain your body and mind to sleep well at night. Brendan Street explains the basic formula.

Updated: Tuesday 26 April 2022

Published: Wednesday 5 October 2016

We all know sleep is vital for our physical and mental health. While duration is key, with the sweet spot being around 7-8 hours, sleep quality is often overlooked. Justin Jones, Head of Physiology at Nuffield Health, explains how poor-quality sleep can affect us, and what you can do to improve your sleep.

Updated: Tuesday 26 April 2022

Published: Monday 11 October 2021

People often focus on quantity and neglect the quality of sleep.

Updated: Tuesday 26 April 2022

Published: Thursday 10 November 2016

Taking these simple steps to improve your sleeping environment could rid you of restless nights.

Updated: Tuesday 26 April 2022

Published: Friday 25 November 2016

Sleeping well is essential for your health and wellbeing, but many of us struggle to get quality sleep. Physiologist Jade Wells provides her tips for having a good night of restorative sleep.

Updated: Tuesday 26 April 2022

Published: Monday 8 August 2016

Exercise can have a positive impact on your sleep quality, if done correctly. Physiologist Michael Dymond explains.

Updated: Tuesday 26 April 2022

Published: Friday 25 November 2016

A dip in body temperature can help get you off to sleep.

Updated: Tuesday 26 April 2022

Published: Thursday 10 November 2016

Getting a good night's sleep isn't just about having energy for the day ahead, it has real effects on your health. Physiologist Jade Wells explains.

Updated: Tuesday 26 April 2022

Published: Monday 8 August 2016