Where neurology fits in the NHS long term plan

25 January, 2019 | Posted in:

On 7 January, the NHS launched their long term plan for the future of healthcare in our country. In his speech presenting the NHS Long Term Plan (2019), Simon Stevens, CEO of NHS England, noted that ‘this past year we have celebrated 70 years of the NHS… [this plan] is about our 80th.’ Outlining the […]

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Starting the new year on a high

24 January, 2019 | Posted in:

We at the Neurology Academy are dedicated to delivering the very best educational experience to all our clients, whether through one of our MasterClasses, a roadshow or other supportive work. We put our heart into what we do, seeking to ultimately make a difference to people with neurological conditions through the clinicians who support them. […]

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Shortlisted at HSJ Partnership Awards 2019 for Best Educational Programme for the NHS

22 January, 2019 | Posted in: ,

The Neurology Academy is thrilled to announce that we've been shortlisted for the HSJ Partnership Awards 2019 in the category Best Educational Programme for the NHS! Our entry for this award is 'Addressing variation in MS services nationally through clinical engagement and collaboration'. This is done in a number of ways through our main MasterClass programmes and MS Variance meetings. [...]

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Neurology patient experience survey

8 January, 2019 | Posted in:

The Neurological Alliance is seeking responses to its third patient experience survey from people receiving treatment for neurological conditions in England. The survey aims to collect vital information about the experiences of treatment and care, social care and welfare received by people affected by neurological conditions. Please share this with your patients and professional networks […]

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Neurology Academy effects change

19 December, 2018 | Posted in:

By Sarah Gillett, Managing Director This year has been unprecedented in terms of the number of courses we have held, the quality improvements projects delivered and the new contacts who have shown interest in our training programmes. The Academy has prided itself on using education to effect change in practice for over 16 years and […]

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The Neurology Academy adds epilepsy and headache to the fold

19 December, 2018 | Posted in: ,

Since its inception sixteen years ago with the Parkinson’s MasterClass, the Neurology Academy has been leading the way for practically applicable education for healthcare professionals. We are proud to be expanding that range of educational offerings across a broadening range of professionals and specialisms. The past few years have seen us opening Academies for specific […]

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Pharmacy gets the Neurology Academy educational makeover

18 December, 2018 | Posted in:

By Joela Mathews We are delighted that the first Neuropharmacist MasterClass will be held in 2019 (module 1 in January and module 2 in October). This over subscribed within days, showing the lack of existing training for specialist pharmacists. Rachel Dorsey and Joela Mathews who are chairing the Neuropharmacy MasterClass, are already members of the […]

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Why we need to rethink palliative care for neurology

5 December, 2018 | Posted in:

Palliative care has long been associated in our minds with end of life, and often gets popped alongside it as an all-encompassing title of care. But, for many people, palliative care is most definitely not only required at the end of someone’s life. In the past few years, healthcare has been rethinking palliative care and […]

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Disease-modifying treatment (DMT) modelling tool launched to unpick the true cost of MS care

3 December, 2018 | Posted in:

A new tool has been launched which models the true financial and workforce resources needed to safely provide disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) to people living with multiple sclerosis (MS). DMTs are an effective means of treating relapsing-remitting MS, the most common form of the condition, reducing the frequency of relapses and the build-up of lesions in […]

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