Neurology Academy continues to flourish in 2017

December 14, 2017

by Sarah Gillett The Neurology Academy has been extremely busy this year as our education programme continues to evolve to meet the needs of clinicians. In addition to our existing courses in Parkinson’s, MS and Dementia, we have launched a Palliative Care Academy plus a number of new courses this year with more to follow in 2018. […]

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Migraine & Headache Academy will launch in 2018

December 14, 2017

2018 sees the launch of our latest MasterClass programme for headache and migraine. Headache disorders place a huge demand on NHS resources and despite publication of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Clinical Guideline and Quality Standards on Headache in 2012 and 2013 there are still significant rates of misdiagnosis and mismanagement […]

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Academy contributes to HSJ roundtable on priorities for neurology

December 12, 2017

The Neurology Academy was delighted to be involved in a recent Health Service Journal (HSJ) roundtable at the King’s Fund in London ensuring high quality care for neurology patients We were represented by Professor Gavin Giovannoni from the MS Academy Faculty and Sue Thomas Founder Faculty member who is involved in much of our service […]

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Migraine & Headache Academy launching soon

October 16, 2017

Launch of new Migraine & Headache Academy in response to a need for nationwide service transformation The World Health Organization states that migraine is a leading cause of neurological disability, 4% of adults will visit their GP each year for headache or migraine and the cost to the NHS is over £1 billion a year.

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Advanced Care Planning in dementia round table discussion

August 15, 2017

Professor Alistair Burns National Clinical Director for Dementia and Professor Bee Wee National Clinical Director for End of Life Care held an NHS England (NHSE) round table discussion with key stakeholders in London at which the Dementia Academy was represented by MasterClass faculty member Sue Thomas.

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Academy partners with Nottingham University to deliver Dubai MasterClass

April 13, 2017

After the Neurology Academy’s recent successful development of separate Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, and dementia streams, the Neurology Academy has now taken another step having launched its first International MasterClass. February’s Dementia MasterClass was held in Sharjah, Dubai, in collaboration with The University of Manchester and the Pakistan Institute of Living and Learning. This one-day course […]

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Palliative care MasterClass launches

April 6, 2017

We are pleased to announced the launch of our first Palliative Care MasterClass which is aimed in particular at clinicians involved in Parkinson’s and dementia care. 27 November 2017 Cost: £275 per person Excl VAT Location: Manchester

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Free opportunities for neurologists to expand understanding of neurology & become an expert in managing MS

March 30, 2017

Webinar: Neurology in the NHS led by Sue Thomas, CEO, Commissioning Excellence Expert training in MS led by Professor Gavin Giovannoni, Barts Hospital, London The Neurology Academy in partnership with Wilmington Healthcare is delighted to offer members an exceptional free opportunity to understand how neurology services are currently being delivered and/or become an expert in […]

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What learning opportunities exist for Parkinson’s nurses?

March 6, 2017

Many Parkinson’s nurses struggle to find the right training opportunities to develop their skills. Parkinson’s Academy is collaborating with Parkinson’s UK to create a simple road map of professional development opportunities for Parkinson’s nurses, but first we need your help to identify what training already exists in your area.

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