Webinar: How to diagnose and manage bowel problems remotely

24 November, 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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MS Advanced MasterClass project winner announced!

20 November, 2020 | Posted in:

This week our MS Advanced MasterClass took place and nine delegates gave virtual presentations of their projects.  The winning project was presented by Chandni Radia, a lead neuroscience pharmacist based at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. Her work focussed on prevention of risk in ocrelizumab through early B-cell monitoring.  Her review of 170 people with […]

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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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AHP Competency Framework for Neurology

9 November, 2020 | Posted in:

The latest Allied Health Professionals’ competency framework for progressive neurological conditions has just been published.  Developed in partnership and sponsored by MS Trust, Parkinson’s UK and the Motor Neurone Disease Association, the competencies framework contains additional content specific to multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinson’s and motor neurone disease (MND). The framework has separate sections for dieticians, […]

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Webinar: Anti-CD20 therapies and COVID-19

5 November, 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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Neurologist leads in developing patient-facing app for MS

2 November, 2020 | Posted in:

In the Torbay area, people with MS are being offered access to a new self-management tool, the MSConnect app. Developed by consultant neurologist Dr Agne Straukiene, and supported by her local Trust and her colleagues in the small MS service there, the app combines virtual appointments, video classes, written information and support, and signposting. It […]

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