Guidance and resources to promote sleep and ensure appropriate and safe use of medicines for night sedation in hospitalised patients

On this page you will find resources and implementation tools to promote good sleep and reduce harm from inappropriate pharmacologic management of sleep disturbance and insomnia in hospitalised patients.

  • Guidance, resources and implementation tools

    Coming soon:

    Full Guidance Document (including scenarios)

    • Useful sleep resources for healthcare professionals and patients/carers
    • Sleeping well in hospital patient information leaflet/brochure
    • Patient consent form to the use of benzodiazepines for night sedation
    • Streamlined Individual Patient Usage (IPU) application form for use of benzodiazepines for night sedation
    • Indicators
    • and more…

Page last updated 5th may 2021