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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The Pd MasterClasses and 2020

17 December, 2020 | Posted in:

By Dr Peter Fletcher, Academic Director “There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen”[Vladimir Ilyich Lenin – 1870-1924] Indeed, and to paraphrase a 1960s satirical TV show’s title; ‘That was the Year that was’. Few will want to remember 2020 but even fewer will forget it. Along a still bumpy […]

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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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Advert: Part-time health writer wanted

10 July, 2020 | Posted in:

Applications close on Friday, 24 July. We will review applications and respond next week (27-31 July). Neurology Academy is looking for another writer to join our small but bustling team in a part-time role. Experience of writing for different audiences, a familiarity with clinical language, and a passion to make a difference for those living […]

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Introducing our newest staff member and Interim Head of Parkinson’s Academy

30 June, 2020 | Posted in:

Neurology Academy continues to expand as our work broadens, and we are pleased to welcome a new member of our team: Daiga Heisters. Having been responsible for leading the coordination of activities across the UK Parkinson’s Excellence Network, bringing together the professional community, Parkinson’s UK resources and the voice of people affected by Parkinson’s to […]

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Our Pd MasterClasses – what next?

18 December, 2019 | Posted in:

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 […]

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