Get involved in our Snowflake challenge this Christmas and make the new year brighter for Sheffield Children’s Hospital

18 December, 2020 | Posted in:

It’s halfway through December, and time is running out, running out, running out… But we’re not too worried, because with two more weeks to go until our deadline, we have already met our two month mission target – to raise 1,876 in money and miles for Sheffield Children’s Hospital.  Excitingly, we’ve raised £2650.00, and collectively […]

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MS Academy Christmas Newsletter 2020

17 December, 2020 | Posted in:

By Prof Gavin Giovannoni, Academic Director ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse ……’ From ‘A Visit from St. Nicholas’, by Clement Clarke Moore It is hard to apprehend that we are rapidly approaching the end of 2020, an extraordinary year that will […]

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Neurology Academy encourages ‘whole health’ focus via Snowflake appeal for Sheffield Children’s Hospital

10 November, 2020 | Posted in:

We often think of neurological conditions as affecting adults and older people, but we know that countless children are impacted by them every day.  Whether living with a neurological condition themselves, actively caring for a parent or loved one, or witnessing a relative experiencing radical changes to their lives, numerous children are affected by neurological […]

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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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