Faculty member featured in the Guardian

July 9, 2018

One of our faculty members, Dr Neil Archibald, has contributed to the Guardian newspaper’s recent ‘Blood, sweat and tears’ series looking at people’s experience of healthcare. Neil, who was a graduate of the Parkinson’s Academy before moving into the roles of mentor and faculty, shares his personal story with the newspaper. He explains how his […]

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Acquired brain injury takes centre stage in government

July 6, 2018

On Monday 18th June, the House of Commons was filled with passionate voices sharing experiences of life after a brain injury, and a unified plea for more joined up, and readily available services for those affected. Whether through injury or as a result of stroke, a person’s recovery and life with an ABI can be […]

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Time to ‘think differently’ about dementia

June 11, 2018

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 […]

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‘Mental health matters too’ says the APPG for Parkinson’s

May 16, 2018

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 […]

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Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

May 3, 2018

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 […]

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Upcoming courses at the Neurology Academy

April 11, 2018

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 […]

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Neurology Academy continues to flourish in 2017

December 14, 2017

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. […]

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