MS and COVID – MSBarts survey of people with MS

25 September, 2020 | Posted in:

The way we conduct healthcare appointments has changed drastically in the past six months since Britain entered coronavirus lockdown. Remote appointments, shared-monitoring across professionals and those living with long-term conditions, and self-monitoring or treatment are all becoming the norm. However, it has been a fast transition for all, under forced circumstances.  It is essential that […]

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The impact of COVID-19 on people living with MS: what the data says

28 July, 2020 | Posted in: ,

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic has been extensive, pervasive, and for some, extreme in terms of both lifestyle and health. Routine health services have been reduced, curtailed, or halted entirely, individual lifestyle measures to manage stress and maintain movement have been affected, and ‘lockdown’ measures have placed additional duress on general mental health.  For […]

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Neurology Academy during the COVID-19 pandemic

22 July, 2020 | Posted in: ,

On 23rd March 2020, our society was changed overnight. The announcement of a UK-wide lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic meant a drastic change to everyone’s lives, and to our health service.  Health professionals were redeployed to frontline services, regular clinics for diagnosis and review were suspended and frantic attempts to use telehealth and other […]

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Essential neurorehabilitation in the aftermath of COVID-19

6 July, 2020 | Posted in: ,

The impact of coronavirus on our health service has been highly documented, but with the first wave passed, the burden has not lifted, but altered, in the form of rehabilitation. Earlier this week, we highlighted an article in Reuters which has since been echoed in multiple publications – the long-term implications of COVID-19 on a […]

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Webinar: Neuro rehabilitation – now and the future

6 July, 2020 | Posted in:

Please note that all session and slide content are the views of the Speakers, not the MS Academy. The content of the recording is the speaker’s personal opinion at the time of recording. Due to the everchanging situation, advice given at the time of recording is subject to change. This session will provide some insight […]

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Webinar: MS – the future

1 July, 2020 | Posted in:

Please note that all session and slide content are the views of the Speakers, not the MS Academy. The content of the recording is the speaker’s personal opinion at the time of recording. Due to the everchanging situation, advice given at the time of recording is subject to change. CPD acceditation This webinar has been approved […]

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The long term implications of COVID-19 are becoming apparent

29 June, 2020 | Posted in:

We have become increasingly aware, over the past few months, that the symptoms of COVID-19 are wider ranging than initially thought.  A recent article in Reuters has highlighted the full extent of this, and called into question whether we are prepared, as a society, for the rehabilitative process that will be needed by many who […]

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