Get involved in our Snowflake challenge this Christmas and make the new year brighter for Sheffield Children’s Hospital

18 December, 2020 | Posted in:

It’s halfway through December, and time is running out, running out, running out… But we’re not too worried, because with two more weeks to go until our deadline, we have already met our two month mission target – to raise 1,876 in money and miles for Sheffield Children’s Hospital.  Excitingly, we’ve raised £2650.00, and collectively […]

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Neurology Academy Christmas newsletter 2020

17 December, 2020 | Posted in:

By Sarah Gillett, Managing Director I can’t believe it’s that time of year again – where has this year gone? And what a year – there have been some huge changes to our educational programme here at Neurology Academy, with thousands of you joining us via webinars, online MasterClasses and virtual conferences. This year we […]

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Neurology Academy encourages ‘whole health’ focus via Snowflake appeal for Sheffield Children’s Hospital

10 November, 2020 | Posted in:

We often think of neurological conditions as affecting adults and older people, but we know that countless children are impacted by them every day.  Whether living with a neurological condition themselves, actively caring for a parent or loved one, or witnessing a relative experiencing radical changes to their lives, numerous children are affected by neurological […]

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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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