Disease-modifying Lifestyle ‘virtual clinic’: what it is and how to use it

Offering a ‘healthy lifestyle’ clinic to people living with MS, and other long term conditions, can be a brilliant way to support people in making informed lifestyle changes that can have a positive impact on their condition. Dr Agne Straukiene, consultant neurologist and MS specialist, and Dr Colin Bannon, a retired GP and honorary doctor […]

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Real people doing real things to make a difference to those with MS – Raising the bar for MS: Past, present… Future.

11 September, 2020 | Posted in:

Healthcare professionals are often making little changes to services locally to try and improve outcomes for, or experiences of, the people with MS that they serve.   This has never been truer than during the past several months, as the coronavirus pandemic has monumentally shifted our healthcare system, our society, and the basic ways we have […]

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Get the latest – ECTRIMS 2020

8 September, 2020 | Posted in:

As many of you will be aware, ECTRIMS / ACTRIMS 2020 is fully virtual this year.  The 8th joint meeting across the European and American Committees for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis will take place across 11th-13th September and will be fully accessible online. The meeting kicks off on Friday at 9.00am Eastern Time […]

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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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Reframing powerpoint – giving a message that lasts

7 September, 2020 | Posted in:

Most of us assume that if we are asked to ‘give a talk’, we are also being asked to ‘prepare some slides’. Does it follow that the two should house the same information, though? TED talks, arguably some of the best-delivered speeches available online, say that  ‘A single, strong, graphic image or succinct line of […]

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WRIGHT Foundation CIC: Exercise for Long Term Neurological Conditions course

26 August, 2020 | Posted in:

WRIGHT Foundation CIC are holding a tutor-led virtual learning course on Exercise for Long Term Neurological Conditions, developed through funding from Sport England, Parkinson’s UK and MS Society, to help develop the knowledge and understanding of exercise professionals working in exercise referral settings with individuals with the most common neurological conditions. The course is endorsed […]

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Job vacancy: Band 7 MS Nurse Specialist in Harlow

17 August, 2020 | Posted in:

Princess Alexandra Hospital Hospital Trust are looking for a dedicated specialist nurse to work join their busy neurology department. The post holder will be working in hospital and community sites as part of the multidisciplinary team. The post involves supporting and reviewing patients who are receiving Disease Modifying Therapies to treat their Multiple Sclerosis. You […]

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