Getting a good night’s sleep is essential for both our physical and mental health.

Unfortunately, it’s common to have problems sleeping. Worrying about work or family problems, experiencing mental health difficulties or just getting into poor sleeping habits can all have a big impact on the way we sleep.

The coronavirus pandemic has been a worrying and unsettling time and many people have found it hard to sleep during this unsettling time.

In this section you can find out why sleep is so important, what can be the effects of lack of sleep and what you can do to sleep better.