Changes to the Neurology Academy Team

8 September, 2020 | Posted in:

Neurology Academy has remained as dynamic as ever over the past few months. Adapting our educational offerings to reflect the changing times and limitations brought about through the coronavirus pandemic, we have also expanded our workforce, which has shifted and adapted too. Dr Arthi Rajkumar, who initially joined us as PA to Jamie and Project […]

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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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A sad loss to the MS community

24 April, 2020 | Posted in:

Our condolences go out to the family, friends and colleagues of Dr Peter Tun, a rehabilitation specialist at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, who died, aged 62, at the end of last week with coronavirus symptoms.  Peter was an alumni of MS Academy, and his care for the individual nature of each patient is evident in […]

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MS Academy Christmas newsletter 2019

18 December, 2019 | Posted in:

By Prof Gavin Giovannoni, Academic Director “Bah! Humbug!” where did 2019 go to? The theory that time passes quicker as you get older is based on the fact that you do fewer novel things and hence have fewer new memories to expand your perception of time. This can’t be said for the MS Academy in 2019. […]

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Neuropharmacy intermodule project winner announced

15 October, 2019 | Posted in: ,

Our first Neuropharmacy MasterClass intermodule projects were presented and voted as the group met for their second module. Having looked extensively at multiple sclerosis (MS) and headache in module one, the delegates met for another two-day residential focussing on epilepsy and Parkinson’s. During the course, delegates were invited to present posters outlining the key findings […]

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Proud finalists of the HSJ Partnership Awards

22 March, 2019 | Posted in:

On Wednesday night we took our place amongst a host of brilliant organisations, all working in partnership with the NHS in various ways, all shortlisted for the HSJ Partnership Awards. The awards, designed to celebrate innovative, effective partnerships between the private sector, voluntary sector and health service, covered a variety of topics including education, service […]

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Brain Awareness Week 2019: multiple sclerosis

12 March, 2019 | Posted in: ,

Brain Awareness Week (BAW) coordinated by the Dana Foundation, is an opportunity for partners around the globe to share their research and educate people of all ages and backgrounds about the brain and the promise of brain research. The Neurology Academy, as neurological educators, are keen to cover as broad a picture of a condition as possible, from physiological […]

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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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The MS Academy 2018

19 December, 2018 | Posted in:

By Prof Gavin Giovannoni, Academic Director How quickly a year passes, particularly if you are healthy and financially secure. We need to spare a thought for people with multiple sclerosis who may not be so lucky and are disabled and unemployed. Let’s hope the recent announcement by Theresa May to end austerity will lead to […]

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