Stories from the sleep clinic | Dr Kirstie Anderson | TEDxNewcastleCollege

In one of the UK’s largest NHS sleep clinics, Dr Anderson listens to every kind of bedtime story – the sleepy, the sleepless, things that go bump in the night and those out of sync with the rest of the world. When sleep deteriorates, mood, memory and metabolism suffer. Stabilising sleep is vital for those with severe mental health problems. Yet how can we understand and protect our own sleep and why bother? Academic This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

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