Insomniacs in England to be offered app treatment instead of sleeping pills

Patients may have seen in the news recently that some insomniacs are to be offered app treatment instead of advice on sleep hygiene and sleeping pills. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) are recommending Sleepio as an alternative, which uses an artificial intelligence algorithm to provide patients with a digital cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBT-I). 

You can find out more information here, and if you think you may benefit from this, please make an appointment with your GP to discuss. 

Published: May 30, 2022