Shift Work and Sleep

Having a consistent sleep schedule is key to a great night’s sleep – but what if you don’t have a consistent work pattern? Working on shifts and being on-call can disrupt your body’s sleep pattern, but finding out more about this can help you enjoy a good night’s sleep.

Work Your Sleep Schedule Around Night Shifts

Work Your Sleep Schedule Around Night Shifts

Even if there’s no flexibility as to the shifts you work, what you do before, during, and after the night shift can make a huge difference to your sleepiness and general mood. We’ve gathered some tips and ideas for how you can make your night shift just a little bit...

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Sleep Tips for Shift Workers

Sleep Tips for Shift Workers

Shift work is part of a range of industries, and can take the form of permanent night shifts, rotating shifts, split shifts, or overtime and on-call. Shift workers are the most vulnerable to sleep disruption and deprivation, and this can affect your work and home...

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What is Shift Work Sleep Disorder?

What is Shift Work Sleep Disorder?

Shift Work Sleep Disorder (SWSD) is a circadian rhythm sleep disorder that can affect people who work non-traditional hours. This can include people working night shifts and irregular shift patterns. 22% of the workers in the UK are shift workers, with 22% of these...

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Sleep and the Night Shift

Sleep and the Night Shift

Firefighters, police officers, doctors, nurses, paramedics, factory workers, and office cleaning staff – they’re all pillars of society. What else have they got in common? They all work night shifts. Working at night can keep you from getting the full sleep that most...

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