Long Term Condition Forum in Northumberland

The Long Term Condition Forum in Northumberland meets every two months to discuss issues of interest to members and to influence planning and development in services. If you have a long term condition that requires access to services or support … Continued

A new alliance is born

Glenys Marriott, former chair of the North East Neurosciences Network, has engaged a wide range of stakeholders in planning a new Cumbria Neurological Alliance. It’s mission is to raise awareness and understanding of neurological conditions; and to ensure that every … Continued

New steering group for neurological conditions

On 21 November Bill Worth, chairman of NNA , Kate Bowman and several trustees attended the first meeting of the NHS North of England Neurological Conditions Steering Group, a part of the Clinical Networks and Senate. About 90 people attended … Continued

NNA makes a difference

2013 has been a busy year for NNA, and we’ve covered a variety of topics and campaigns, all of which are centred on improving the lives of people with long term neurological conditions or brain injury. Our annual review provides a snapshot … Continued

NNA publishes findings of care study

Earlier this year we were recruiting people living with neurological conditions and their carers to take part in our study into their needs when in receipt of home care.  In total, including domiciliary care workers and managers, NHS professionals and … Continued

A Year of Care

NESTA’s People Powered Health Programme estimated that over 4 billion pounds could be saved annually if comprehensive support for self management was implemented in England. Year of Care (via care planning and commissioning non-traditional services to support self management) provides … Continued