The Neurology Academy is an innovative training programme for clinicians, specialised nurses and professions allied to medicine.
Currently our main focus is on Parkinson’s disease, dementia and multiple sclerosis, although MasterClasses in epilepsy are in development. These individually tailored courses have run successfully for over a decade and are co-ordinated through an academic faculty.
By Dr Peter Fletcher, Academic Director
Welcome to the 2019 edition of Moving On, the in-house on-line newsletter of our Parkinson’s Academy. Last year (December 2018) I opened with the line “Uncertainly reigns as the year draws to an end”. We may have had a general election but can anyone tell me where we are miraculously going to find […]
Read our latest winter newsletter with articles about Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, dementia and more.
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“While the diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease remains focused on motor symptoms, the underlying pathological process clearly starts many years before these overt signs”
Dr Alastair Noyce, Neurologist, Queen Mary University of London at our 2nd annual scientific meeting for PD specialists in June 2019 in Birmingham.
To celebrate the past 16 years, we want to inspire you through some of our Stars – people who have taken our MasterClasses and poured passion and enthusiasm into their work. Many of them now teach on our courses, sharing their knowledge and experience, and mentoring the next generation of Parkinson’s specialists.
From a geriatrician who has built up a cross-departmental, multi-disciplinary Parkinson’s service from scratch, to a neurologist who has been awarded honorary psychiatrist status to more holistically treat his patients with psychosis symptoms, this range of MasterClass alumni are inspiring in their determination to deliver the best possible care to their patients.