New year, new MasterClasses!

3 January, 2020 | Posted in: , ,

This year we are excited to announce two new MasterClasses to our range of educational offerings: the Leadership MasterClass and the Alzheimer’s MasterClass.  Leadership MasterClass Our Leadership MasterClass will commence with its first nine delegates this February and promises to be an exciting and innovative course, drawing on interactive workshops, coaching techniques and a practical […]

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First ever NICE guidance on cannabis-based medicinal products

18 November, 2019 | Posted in: ,

NICE has published its first ever guidance on cannabis-based medicinal products. NG144 has just been published this November and outlines guidance across 4 key areas (fig 1): chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, chronic pain, spasticity, and treatment-resistant epilepsy.  The National Council of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) have examined the evidence for the use of both […]

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Neuropharmacy intermodule project winner announced

15 October, 2019 | Posted in: ,

Our first Neuropharmacy MasterClass intermodule projects were presented and voted as the group met for their second module. Having looked extensively at multiple sclerosis (MS) and headache in module one, the delegates met for another two-day residential focussing on epilepsy and Parkinson’s. During the course, delegates were invited to present posters outlining the key findings […]

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Neuropharmacist faculty member’s project featured in MS Trust publication

11 July, 2019 | Posted in: ,

The MS Trust has just released its fifth issue of ‘MS in Practice’, a valuable resource outlining examples of positive practice and reviewing the practical application of new guidance for those with an interest in multiple sclerosis (MS). This particular issue features an article about the disease-modifying therapy (DMT) cost calculator, developed by neuropharmacist and […]

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Neurology Academy in the BJNN

3 May, 2019 | Posted in:

The British Journal for Neuroscience Nursing (BJNN) have just published a piece on the national drive to address unwanted variance in multiple sclerosis (MS) services. The project was initiated at ‘the Way Forward’ event last year when the MS Academy, part of Neurology Academy’s umbrella organisation, organised and hosted a lively two day conference full […]

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MS 7.1 MasterClass: evaluated

12 April, 2019 | Posted in:

Our MS MasterClasses are well established as ‘the’ course for budding MSologists, from the foundation course for trainees and those just starting their journey in multiple sclerosis healthcare, through to our advanced course for consultants and specialists looking to deepen their specialism still further. This MS Foundation MasterClass, a delegate gave our educational course a […]

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Let’s raise the bar for MS services

28 March, 2019 | Posted in:

After ‘the Way Forward’ in November 2018, it was clear that whilst variation is perhaps not the enemy we initially thought, there are nevertheless a range of challenges facing the MS community around inequity and varied quality that need addressing. It was also clear that there are an array of potential ways to move forward, […]

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Proud finalists of the HSJ Partnership Awards

22 March, 2019 | Posted in: ,

On Wednesday night we took our place amongst a host of brilliant organisations, all working in partnership with the NHS in various ways, all shortlisted for the HSJ Partnership Awards. The awards, designed to celebrate innovative, effective partnerships between the private sector, voluntary sector and health service, covered a variety of topics including education, service […]

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