Neuropharmacy: new specialism, new MasterClass

13 December, 2019 | Posted in: ,

By Joela Mathews, Neuropharmacist and faculty member The newest branch of the Neurology Academy, Neuropharmacy Academy saw 14 delegates graduate in 2019. Created in response to this growing specialist discipline, the course is split across two MasterClass modules which cover multiple sclerosis (MS), headache disorders, epilepsy and Parkinson’s.  Following the tried and tested practical education […]

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Second Neuropharmacy MasterClass launches for 2020

15 November, 2019 | Posted in:

The Neurology Academy are excited to launch the second of our Neuropharmacy MasterClasses for 2020. The MasterClass, designed for specialist pharmacists who are already working in neurology, has been created in response to the growing role and remit of the neuropharmacist. The two module course is ideal for those who are already specialists and want […]

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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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The new vision for community pharmacy and its role in the NHS

14 May, 2019 | Posted in:

Real transformation will be needed to fulfil the NHS vision for community pharmacy and its role in healthcare provision for the future, say the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC). Outlined in a video animation, the PSNC highlight the importance of pharmacy’s current work whilst detailing the transformation that community pharmacy is expected to undergo in […]

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Our first Neuropharmacy MasterClass

30 April, 2019 | Posted in:

In January this year, we ran our first ever Neuropharmacy MasterClass. The growing specialism is a complex and wide-ranging one, covering a vast range of roles and responsibilities, and this was fully reflected in our packed and practical programme.     As Professor Gavin Giovannoni points out, the role of the pharmacist has evolved as […]

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Pharmacy gets the Neurology Academy educational makeover

18 December, 2018 | Posted in:

By Joela Mathews We are delighted that the first Neuropharmacist MasterClass will be held in 2019 (module 1 in January and module 2 in October). This over subscribed within days, showing the lack of existing training for specialist pharmacists. Rachel Dorsey and Joela Mathews who are chairing the Neuropharmacy MasterClass, are already members of the […]

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Neurology Academy continues to flourish in 2017

14 December, 2017 | Posted in: ,

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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Academy contributes to HSJ roundtable on priorities for neurology

12 December, 2017 | Posted in: , ,

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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