We have moved …

  As from Tuesday 1 September 2015, the Northern Neurological Alliance has moved to new premises.   You can now find us at Northern Neurological Alliance Bensham Hospital Gateshead NE8 4YL   Tel:  0191 445 6333   Our email remains … Continued

New Trustee

The Northern Neurological Alliance (NNA) is delighted to announce that a new trustee has joined our board. Jill Kings is the Clinical Director of Neural Pathways (UK) Ltd which provides integrated therapy for children and adults with any neurological problem.  Jill … Continued

What is Dystonia?

There are many different types of Dystonia which affect each person in widely differing ways.  Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder, where faulty brain signals cause muscle spasms which distort the face and body incorrectly causing twisting, repetitive movements or … Continued


Help and support after diagnosis When you are diagnosed with Dystonia it is a frightening moment.  That’s why some local people in the North East, diagnosed with Dystonia have set up a local branch of the Dystonia Society which raises … Continued

Specialist Advocacy Service

           The Northern Neurological Alliance is delighted to announce the launch of a new specialist advocacy service for people with neurological conditions who are living in Newcastle and Gateshead, funded by the National Lottery through the Big … Continued

Motor Neurone Disease

    A date for your diary. Ethics of patient choice in Motor Neurone Disease is being run by the Newcastle and Middlesbrough MND Care Centres on Thursday 19 November 2015 from 9.00am – 5.00pm. It will be held at … Continued

DLA – what you need to know

Disability Living Allowance Reassessment– an information session. Disability Living Allowance (DLA) is being replaced by Personal Independence Payment (PIP). So far this has only affected people making new claims, people on DLA who had fixed term awards, disabled children reaching … Continued