Health and social care

Three people talking animatedly on the set of Our Unique Brain.
January 10, 2024

“Inside Neurology: Our Unique Brain”: national media boost for neurological conditions

The Neurological Alliance has worked with ITN Business as part of their new news-style programme called “Inside Neurology: Our Unique Brain”.  The programme, produced by ITN Business in partnership with Alliance member organisation The Brain Charity, highlights the positive efforts being made to support people living with neurological conditions and their loved ones.  Neurological Alliance […]
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December 7, 2023

Alliance calls on new Health and Social Care Secretary for action to #BackThe1in6 

Together with over 35 member organisations, The Neurological Alliance has written to the new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Victoria Atkins, calling for action to improve services and support for the one in six of us with a neurological condition.  No official response to petition supported by almost 20,000 people  The letter, […]
A group of people discussing mental health. The man in the centre has a serious expression while the others look supportive.
July 7, 2023

What now for ICSs?

By Georgina Carr, Chief Executive of The Neurological Alliance I recently attended the NHS Confederation Expo, during which there was an empassioned plea from NHS England leaders to stick with Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) (including beyond the next General Election, which has to take place before January 2025). In parallel, the Government also published it’s […]
July 7, 2023

NHS workforce plan’s message on neuro unclear

On Friday, NHS England published its long awaited ‘NHS Workforce Plan’. This is the first time the government has asked the NHS to come up with a comprehensive workforce plan, labelled a “once-in-a-generation opportunity to put staffing on a sustainable footing and improve patient care”. Train, retain and reform The Plan sets out three key […]
Members of the back the one in six hand-in delegation stand together. Big Ben is in the background.
July 5, 2023

#BackThe1in6: coproduction, collaboration and campaigning to create the Neuro Taskforce

The Neurological Alliance’s coproduction group of people affected by neurological conditions has been vital to our work over the last year. They have been a driving force behind the development of the #BackThe1in6 campaign and the petition calling on all UK governments to work together to create a Neuro Taskforce to improve workforce and services […]
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June 27, 2023

Our response to the Major Conditions Strategy call for evidence

Today, The Neurological Alliance is submitting a response to the government’s call for evidence for the Major Conditions Strategy. The scope of the strategy as currently stated neglects to include hundreds of neurological conditions. Our response to the call for evidence addresses this. All members of the Alliance were invited to input into our response […]