3. Sleep

In this episode, Dr Katie Herron talks about how your sleep might’ve been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic and gives evidence-based strategies to improve your sleep.

Sleepio App : a self-help app to improve sleep – https://onboarding.sleepio.com/sleepio/nhs-staff/77#1/1

The Sleep Foundation : Information and resources on sleep problems – https://www.sleepfoundation.org/

We’d like the podcast to respond to the challenges you’re facing, so please let us know your questions and concerns at covidpod@liverpool.ac.uk

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