Our virtual festival, NeuroFest, provided an opportunity for the neuro community to come together and consider hot topics of the day. This included debating the use of remote consultations in neurology, if and how race and ethnicity impact access to services, and how best we can campaign for improved neuro services in 2021 and beyond.
- Wednesday 11 November, 09:00 – 10:00: Urgent debate on the use of remote consultations in neurology, featuring two teams going head to head to discuss the motion ““This House believes 80% of neurology outpatient appointments could be delivered by phone or videoconference”. Find out more here.
- Thursday 12 November, 14.00 – 15.00: Race, ethnicity and access to neurological services. We discussed the current evidence about if and how race and ethnicity impacts access to and experience of neurological services. Find out more here.
- Friday 13 November, 10:00 – 11:00: *Members choice* – Rehabilitation. We discussed the impact of COVID-19 on rehab, and what needed to change as we enter the second wave. Open to members only. Find out more here
- Monday 16 November: 10:00 – 11:00: *Members choice* – Fundraising in a Covid era. Open to members only. Find out more here.
- Monday 16 November, 15.00 – 16.00: Assessing local need for neurological services. We discussed emerging data and evidence that can help neuroscience services to plan in their area, as well as experiences of working with a local health system. Find out here.
- Tuesday 17th November, 10:00 – 11:00: Campaigning for Neuro as part of NHS Restart. We held an open discussion about our collective strategy to campaign for improved neuro services in a COVID era. Find out here.