MS MasterClass 6.2 project winners announced!

17 May, 2019 | Posted in: ,

Last night, Olivia Moswela was announced the winner of the MS MasterClass project for our 6th MS intermodule project awards. Olivia, who presented her work on infectious complications of disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) in MS, had carried out an audit into both pre-treatment screening and risk mitigation for the high-efficacy treatments available in her locality. Runner-up […]

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Ocrelizumab now available for those with primary progressive MS

10 May, 2019 | Posted in:

Ocrelizumab, the first disease-modifying treatment (DMT) to be proven in slowing down the progression of primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS), has finally been signed off for use at a clinical level. The DMT has been licensed for relapsing-remitting (RR) MS for almost a year, but despite being the first drug to show efficacy in the […]

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Neurology Academy in the BJNN

3 May, 2019 | Posted in: ,

The British Journal for Neuroscience Nursing (BJNN) have just published a piece on the national drive to address unwanted variance in multiple sclerosis (MS) services. The project was initiated at ‘the Way Forward’ event last year when the MS Academy, part of Neurology Academy’s umbrella organisation, organised and hosted a lively two day conference full […]

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MS 7.1 MasterClass: evaluated

12 April, 2019 | Posted in:

Our MS MasterClasses are well established as ‘the’ course for budding MSologists, from the foundation course for trainees and those just starting their journey in multiple sclerosis healthcare, through to our advanced course for consultants and specialists looking to deepen their specialism still further. This MS Foundation MasterClass, a delegate gave our educational course a […]

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Let’s raise the bar for MS services

28 March, 2019 | Posted in:

After ‘the Way Forward’ in November 2018, it was clear that whilst variation is perhaps not the enemy we initially thought, there are nevertheless a range of challenges facing the MS community around inequity and varied quality that need addressing. It was also clear that there are an array of potential ways to move forward, […]

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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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