New mental health app may improve cognition in Parkinson’s

20 November, 2020 | Posted in:

An NHS cognitive training app may help improve the cognitive health of those living with Parkinson’s. Early research conducted in the Netherlands found that those who used MyCognition regularly over a 24 week period reversed the decline in their overall cognitive health.  Whilst these positive findings must be taken with an element of caution owing […]

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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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Faculty member nominated for Nurse Leader of the Year 2020

6 November, 2020 | Posted in:

Dr Annette Hand has been nominated as Nurse Leader of the Year in the Nursing Times Awards 2020. Annette is a Nurse Consultant and Associate Professor at Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, as well as a Faculty member of Parkinson’s Academy. She is also Clinical Lead for Nursing within the Parkinson’s UK Excellence Network. Annette […]

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Webinar: Diet and Parkinson’s disease

14 October, 2020 | Posted in:

Please note that all session and slide content are the views of the Speakers, not the Parkinson’s 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. Chair Speakers Resources Dietetic guideline for […]

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Parkinson’s Academy faculty wins international award!

6 October, 2020 | Posted in:

Huge congratulations to Professor Richard Walker, consultant geriatrician and valued Faculty member of Parkinson’s Academy, who has been awarded the prestigious ‘World Parkinson’s Program Dr Rana International Parkinson’s Community Service Award‘. The award, created by the World Parkinson’s Program, selects up to three outstanding individuals each year, honoring their dedication, passion, and leadership in improving […]

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Master Class Diseases Of The Ageing Brain – 10-11 October 2020

5 October, 2020 | Posted in:

Triptych Media is proud to present the 2020 Mind Brain Masterclass in conjunction with and presented by Professor Simon Lewis.   The upcoming Master Class targeting physicians and allied health specialists across Australia, New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s course will be held online and live streamed across one […]

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Data published by Wilmington Healthcare, Parkinson’s Concierge and Parkinson’s Academy highlight the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic and NHS contact to people with Parkinson’s

30 September, 2020 | Posted in:

The COVID-19 pandemic has made a dramatic difference to the way in which people with Parkinson’s (PwP) see their Parkinson’s team. A new summary of data by healthcare intelligence provider Wilmington Healthcare, Parkinson’s Concierge and the transformative educator Parkinson’s Academy has highlighted the huge impact COVID-19 has had on people with Parkinson’s and Parkinson’s services. […]

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