Changes to the Neurology Academy Team

8 September, 2020 | Posted in:

Neurology Academy has remained as dynamic as ever over the past few months. Adapting our educational offerings to reflect the changing times and limitations brought about through the coronavirus pandemic, we have also expanded our workforce, which has shifted and adapted too. Dr Arthi Rajkumar, who initially joined us as PA to Jamie and Project […]

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Neurology Academy during the COVID-19 pandemic

22 July, 2020 | Posted in: ,

On 23rd March 2020, our society was changed overnight. The announcement of a UK-wide lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic meant a drastic change to everyone’s lives, and to our health service.  Health professionals were redeployed to frontline services, regular clinics for diagnosis and review were suspended and frantic attempts to use telehealth and other […]

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Advert: Part-time health writer wanted

10 July, 2020 | Posted in:

Applications close on Friday, 24 July. We will review applications and respond next week (27-31 July). Neurology Academy is looking for another writer to join our small but bustling team in a part-time role. Experience of writing for different audiences, a familiarity with clinical language, and a passion to make a difference for those living […]

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Introducing our newest staff member and Interim Head of Parkinson’s Academy

30 June, 2020 | Posted in: ,

Neurology Academy continues to expand as our work broadens, and we are pleased to welcome a new member of our team: Daiga Heisters. Having been responsible for leading the coordination of activities across the UK Parkinson’s Excellence Network, bringing together the professional community, Parkinson’s UK resources and the voice of people affected by Parkinson’s to […]

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Extending our reach – transforming care through increasing forms of education

18 December, 2019 | Posted in:

By Sarah Gillett, Managing Director What an incredible year it has been for Neurology Academy! January kicked off with us being shortlisted for Best Educational Programme for the NHS within the the prestigious HSJ awards. Our entry, ‘Addressing variation in MS services nationally through clinical engagement and collaboration’ focussed on our national programme to ‘raise […]

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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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The Neurology Academy’s expanding influence

1 May, 2019 | Posted in:

The Neurology Academy has come a long way in the past few years, ballooning from a single offering of MasterClasses in Parkinson’s to an extensive offering of educational courses spanning disease areas and tailored to different levels of learning. Recently that offering has diversified into cross-conditional topics like palliative care and neuropharmacy, and seen a […]

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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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Shortlisted at HSJ Partnership Awards 2019 for Best Educational Programme for the NHS

22 January, 2019 | Posted in: ,

The Neurology Academy is thrilled to announce that we've been shortlisted for the HSJ Partnership Awards 2019 in the category Best Educational Programme for the NHS! Our entry for this award is 'Addressing variation in MS services nationally through clinical engagement and collaboration'. This is done in a number of ways through our main MasterClass programmes and MS Variance meetings. [...]

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Neurology Academy effects change

19 December, 2018 | Posted in:

By Sarah Gillett, Managing Director This year has been unprecedented in terms of the number of courses we have held, the quality improvements projects delivered and the new contacts who have shown interest in our training programmes. The Academy has prided itself on using education to effect change in practice for over 16 years and […]

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