Alzheimer’s Research UK recently commissioned a groundbreaking new report which models hypothetical treatments for alzheimer’s, the most common cause of dementia. The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU), with advice from a clinical panel, have published ‘Thinking Differently: preparing today to implement future dementia treatments’. The report […]
People with Parkinson’s experience both physical and mental symptoms, with up to 40% of patients experiencing depression or anxiety says the report, hot off the press. The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Parkinson’s have focussed their latest investigation on mental health and their newly published findings suggest that symptoms such as anxiety and depression […]
The Neurology Academy hosted a debate at the ABN conference this year to discuss the newly proposed NHS England algorithm for using disease-modifying treatments (DMTs) to manage multiple sclerosis (MS). We interviewed a number of key people at the debate on 9th May to help get a clearer and fuller picture of what this algorithm […]
You may have heard about the EU’s new privacy law General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Sarah Gillett, the Neurology Academy’s Managing Director, has been talking to Toby Foster this morning on BBC Radio Sheffield about what the Academy does to comply with upcoming legislation. You can listen to the interview about the GDPR here. (Source: BBC […]
2018 is shaping up to be the busiest year for the Neurology Academy. We have the widest selection yet of neurology training courses for health professionals who want to advance their skills. Not only do learners have the unique opportunity to get training from leaders in the field, they also get the chance to connect […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
The deadline for submitting entries for this year’s Quality in the Delivery of Services in Multiple Sclerosis (QuDoS-MS) recognition programme, organised by the MS Trust and pharmaphorum is Monday 4 September at 5pm.