Our topic this time is….

What is a brain tumour? Normally our cells reproduce and repair themselves in a controlled way and do not cause us any problems.  However, if this process gets disturbed or disrupted, the cells can begin to grow in an uncontrolled … Continued

Brain Tumours – by Anna Swabey

Earlier this year, NNA came across the blog poster by Anna and detailed later in this article. This stimulated our decision to schedule brain tumours as our lead “Living with …” article this summer. Thanks to Anna for sharing this … Continued

The Brain Tumour Charity

Hi, I am Helen Hills, Operations Manager for the North of the UK on behalf of The Brain Tumour Charity. The Brain Tumour Charity is at the forefront of the fight to defeat brain tumours, making a difference every day … Continued

Patient experience survey

The Northern Neurological Alliance welcomes the second neurological patient experience survey. The Neurological Alliance has launched its second neurological patient experience survey. The survey aims to collect vital information about the experiences of care received by people affected by neurological conditions … Continued

Moving on Together

Moving on Together is a Big Lottery funded collaboration between Momentum Skills, BrainBox and the Stroke Association.  It will provide continuing support to individuals with any neurological condition including stroke, brain injury, epilepsy and many more. Moving on Together will … Continued

NHS Personal Health Budgets

NHS England has set out its plans to help people manage their own health through more choice and control about the personal care they receive.  They are going to do this through three key schemes, one of which is wheelchair … Continued

Expert by Experience

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) Experts by Experience programme is expanding and is seeking to recruit people.  The type of person they are looking for will have experience of services for older people, services for people who have dementia, or … Continued

Chase Park Festival

Chase Park Festival 2016 This festival is for music lovers of all abilities and is headlined by Reverend and The Makers.  The Chase Park Festival has been rated for gold standard disability access and there will be demonstrations, an holistic therapy … Continued