To find out more about fatigue and sleep in the context of health care, we recommend visiting the following sites:  

‘The Association of Ambulance Chief Executives (AACE) offers advice on ‘Managing Ambulance Fatigue’

The British Medical Association has a page about ‘Fatigue and sleep deprivation’

The BMJ have shared a visual summary titled, ‘Optimising sleep for night shifts’.  

The College of Paramedics includes an article by Jon Rogers, who is part of the CATNAPS team, about his experience of being involved in a fatigue-related road traffic accident (RTC).   

East of England Ambulance Service (NHS Trust) produced a ‘fatigue tool’ to ‘make sure you and your crewmate get home safely’

East of England Ambulance Service (NHS Trust) have also written a factsheet, ‘Working well at night’

‘The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has information on ‘Managing shift work: Health and safety guidance’.    

Experts from the Monash University have written a factsheet about monitoring and optimising sleep. 

NHS Employers have published an infographic about ‘Shift work in healthcare’

The NHS Staff Council have produced guidance called, ‘The health, safety and wellbeing of shift workers in healthcare environments’

The NHS trust have made several resources available as part of their ‘Fight Fatigue’ campaign work. 

The Sleep Charity specialise in offering advice and support about sleep, including for shift workers

Sleepio have shared a free self-directed programme to help people improve their sleep. 

Sleepstation, in partnership with the NHS, have published a free sleep guide

The Wellcome Trust have shared the Night Club’s top tips on managing sleep and shift work.