Interferon beta trialled as COVID-19 treatment

15 January, 2021 | Posted in: ,

Interferon beta, a well known treatment amongst the multiple sclerosis (MS) community, is being trialled as a treatment option for people with coronavirus. The hope is it will stimulate the immune system, priming cells to be ready to fight off viruses. The aim is to treat patients who are hospitalised with COVID-19 in order to […]

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2021 – the year of neurology technology

13 January, 2021 | Posted in:

Technology has never played a more important role in our lives than now, with the changes to our social environment and limitations on interpersonal contact.  The value of digital solutions in helping to facilitate more joined up and responsive working across healthcare practitioners and the people they support is becoming increasingly apparent.  The importance of […]

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New NICE guidance on neurological conditions

12 January, 2021 | Posted in:

This year begins with new guidance concerning neurology as NICE released its latest Quality Standard, specifically around recognition and referral in those with a suspected neurological condition. On 8th January, the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) brought out the new Quality Standard (QS198) which is relevant for assessing and referring both children […]

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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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Neurodiem, a new digital platform of independent, high-quality scientific content for UK neuro practitioners

16 December, 2020 | Posted in:

With the non-stop influx of scientific data in neurology, healthcare professionals often struggle to stay up to date on the latest developments by searching through multiple journals and pouring through lengthy articles in search of new advances. To address the challenge, Biogen Inc. established a single, online platform that aggregates high-quality scientific content in 18 […]

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Evolving education – our response to changing needs

16 December, 2020 | Posted in:

The entire MasterClass has evolved in response to the changing requirements of the COVID-19 pandemic, and we are proud of the way we have adapted our innovative and participative sessions. Virtual attendees are encouraged to use sli.do to send in questions and join in with case study discussions, accessible via either our built-in online log-in area or […]

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The Neuropharmacy Academy 2020

15 December, 2020 | Posted in:

By Joela Mathews, Academy Faculty Where did this year go… I feel like these words are uttered every year, but in 2020 it has been permanently uttered. Who knew a year ago we would be tackling a global pandemic and understand terms such as tiers, furlough and redeployment. The Neuropharmacy Academy had some exciting developments […]

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The Palliative Care MasterClass’s new hybrid learning model expands its educational offering

15 December, 2020 | Posted in:

The changes in education and the time pressures felt amongst healthcare practitioners as a result of COVID-19 have led to unexpected benefits within Palliative Care Academy.  The Palliative Care MasterClass is a broad course seeking to upskill palliative care practitioners in neurology, and neurological practitioners in palliative care, and until now, getting the balance of […]

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