Professor Alistair Burns National Clinical Director for Dementia and Professor Bee Wee National Clinical Director for End of Life Care held an NHS England (NHSE) round table discussion with key stakeholders in London at which the Dementia Academy was represented by MasterClass faculty member Sue Thomas.
After the Neurology Academy’s recent successful development of separate Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, and dementia streams, the Neurology Academy has now taken another step having launched its first International MasterClass.
February’s Dementia MasterClass was held in Sharjah, Dubai, in collaboration with The University of Manchester and the Pakistan Institute of Living and Learning. This one-day course focused on advancing delegates’ understanding of the clinical and managerial aspects of caring for people at all stages of dementia. Continue reading
27 November 2017
Cost: £275 per person Excl VAT
Location: Manchester Continue reading
Expert training in MS led by Professor Gavin Giovannoni, Barts Hospital, London
The Neurology Academy in partnership with Wilmington Healthcare is delighted to offer members an exceptional free opportunity to understand how neurology services are currently being delivered and/or become an expert in managing people with MS. Continue reading
Many Parkinson’s nurses struggle to find the right training opportunities to develop their skills. Parkinson’s Academy is collaborating with Parkinson’s UK to create a simple road map of professional development opportunities for Parkinson’s nurses, but first we need your help to identify what training already exists in your area.
Dementia Interactive Care Pathway Toolkit provides a one-stop shop resource for professionals working in dementia care.
Following a partnership between academia, the NHS and the third sector, clinicians can now access a free toolkit containing a comprehensive roadmap and resources for the care of people with dementia. Continue reading
Parkinson’s Academy has collaborated with Advances in Clinical Neuroscience & Rehabilitation (ACNR) to produce a special Australian & New Zealand (ANZ) e-newsletter.
The e-newsletter is focused on highlighting the ANZ content that has been published in ACNR, and to publicise local stories and projects of interest to ANZ neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroscientists, geriatricians, rehabilitation physicians and allied health workers. Continue reading
This year has seen the Parkinson’s Academy go from strength to strength, and so successful in fact that we have now expanded to form an umbrella organisation called the Neurology Academy. Continue reading
by Dr Peter Fletcher
As 2016 ends it is time to reflect on events from across the year – no not those events (although mentions below). I am thinking about the Parkinson’s MasterClasses we have hosted this year. Quite obviously we strive to improve year on year and evaluations of what has gone before plus needs analyses hopefully keep us fresh and relevant. Continue reading
Perhaps one of the less visible services we provide as part of the MasterClass programme is service redesign and integrated care pathway development. Continue reading