Neurology

February 27, 2024

New research shows that implementing existing solutions could reduce the financial impact of neurological conditions by £30 billion

New research released this week shows that neurological conditions are costing the UK 4.3% of its GDP, equivalent to £96 billion a year.1 The report, produced by The Economist Impact Unit and commissioned by pharmaceutical company Roche, suggests that implementing existing interventions could reduce the financial impact of these conditions by £30.8 billion.1 Implementing existing […]
January 31, 2024

Published: new optimal clinical pathways for neurological conditions

New optimal clinical pathways of care have been published for a range of neurological conditions, including epilepsy and neurological autoimmune diseases, and crosscutting pathways for neurogenetics and rehabilitation for adults with neurological conditions. Access the pathways here. The pathways set out what good treatment, care and support looks like. This includes treatment and support for […]
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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, […]
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 […]
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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 […]