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December 2, 2021

Celebrating achievements across the neuro community

As we publish our annual report, we reflect on the Alliance’s activities in the last financial year (July 2020 – June 2021), celebrate achievements from across the neurological community, and look to the future.
November 25, 2021

Reasons to be a radiator

Georgina Carr, Chief Executive, outlines her hopes for the new year: Like many of us, I’ve found this year to be incredibly difficult. The impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic seem to be relentless. People, communities and services are incredibly resilient, but have been tested as never before. At our AGM last week, our wonderful speaker, […]
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November 16, 2021

Alliance urges NHS England and NHS Improvement to appoint a national clinical director for neurology

The Neurological Alliance has written an urgent letter – backed by over 30 groups supporting people with neurological conditions – to the NHS England and NHS Improvement Medical Director, Professor Steven Powis, calling for the appointment of a National Clinical Director (NCD) for neurology. The call comes as the NHS in England is undergoing substantial […]
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November 15, 2021

Government announces £375 million investment in neurodegenerative conditions research

On Sunday (14th November) the government announced £375 million of investment over the next five years to fund projects to  improve our understanding and treatment of a range of neurodegenerative conditions, including Motor Neurone Disease (MND), Parkinson’s disease dementia and Lewy’s Body dementia. The announcement comes after the success of the United to End MND […]
October 26, 2021

Your experiences matter: why My Neuro Survey is so important

Sam Mountney, Policy & External Affairs Manager at The Neurological Alliance, shares his thoughts: There is a real opportunity to bring about much-needed improvements to the care and support available to people with neurological conditions, but we can’t do it without you. We need your help to know what is happening on the ground in […]
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October 25, 2021

We want you! My Neuro Survey is now open

People living with neurological conditions across the UK are being asked to take part in the largest neurological survey to help improve vital services and support. The Neurological Alliance – a leading coalition of over 70 charities working to transform quality of life for people with neurological conditions – runs My Neuro Survey every two […]