Durham rotary club recognises the work of the NNA

Our former Chairman, Bill Worth, was presented with a cheque for £400 by the Rotary Club of Durham on 18 June 2014.   The Northern Neurological Alliance would like to thank Durham Rotary Club for their generosity and support. The monies will … Continued

Neurological Survey

The Neurological Alliance has launched its inaugural neurological patient experience survey. The survey is the first of its kind for the neurological community. It aims to collect vital information about the experiences of care received by people affected by neurological … Continued

Cavernoma Alliance UK (CAUK)

Have you heard of Cavernoma? Not many people have but for the 150 people diagnosed each year it is a seriously debilitating condition.  The Carvernoma Alliance wants to offer its support to anyone in the North East that has been … Continued

Acquired Brain Injury

An acquired brain injury can happen at any age and to any one.  These brain injuries can be traumatic, for instance as a result of a fall or as a result of infection, for instance, encephalitis. There are a number … Continued

Protecting health and care information

CONSULTATION The government is seeking views on proposals to strengthen controls and safeguards on the use of an individual’s health and care data. This is separate from but complementary to the work on care.data that NHS England is leading on. … Continued

Sunderland GP Inspection

As a patient in the Sunderland area you may have a view on the quality of the services that you receive.  The role of the Care Quality Commission is to inspect health and social care providers to ensure that they meet your … Continued

Microwave helmet ‘can spot a stroke’

Scientists say they have devised a helmet that can quickly determine whether a patient has had a stroke. It could speed diagnosis and treatment of stroke to boost chances of recovery, the scientists say. The wearable cap bounces microwaves off … Continued