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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Parkinson’s Foundation MasterClass – evaluated

24 October, 2019 | Posted in:

Our latest Parkinson’s MasterClass had over fifty delegates in attendance! Our 37th course to date, let’s hear about the highlights and how we can improve from the people who were there. Superb turn out for 37F PD MasterClass in Sheffield. 2 days of education from top KOLs in Parkinson’s. #PD37F @ACNRjournal @BGSMDS @PDNSA @YoungGeris pic.twitter.com/NDbwczHZNH […]

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2019 so far

22 August, 2019 | Posted in:

By Dr Peter Fletcher, Academic Director For our Parkinson’s Academy, August offers the briefest of respites as we move towards the final third of 2019. As usual our autumn term starts with our September 2 day Foundation MasterClass (MC37F on the 18th and 19th), this year with a record planned attendance of 60. The 2-day […]

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Looking back, looking forwards: celebrating 16 years of the Parkinson’s MasterClass

11 July, 2018 | Posted in: ,

This year, we at the Neurology Academy celebrate 16 years since we first launched our original programme: the Parkinson’s MasterClass. Our enthusiasm for neurology education has only grown with the years, and we want to share our own, and our past students’ passion, with you. Looking back The MasterClass began as a discussion among colleagues. […]

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Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

3 May, 2018 | Posted in:

You may have heard about the EU’s new privacy law General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Sarah Gillett, the Neurology Academy’s Managing Director, has been talking to Toby Foster this morning on BBC Radio Sheffield about what the Academy does to comply with upcoming legislation. You can listen to the interview about the GDPR here. (Source: BBC […]

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