We’re proud to say we can now include the #livedexperience of #healthcare professionals living with #neuro conditions.

@NeuroAlliance @ACNRjournal @brainspine @TheBrainCharity @ChildhoodTT @theABN_Info @BPNA_org @sintonsneuro @EPNSnews @DrMikeFarquhar @TheSleepCharity @Childrens_Trust @CwC_UK Please help to spread the word of the survey that is highlighted in the newsletter. https://twitter.com/communityneuro/status/1482004509220028416

It great when we can share details of work that connects up our support of @rehabresearchuk @communityneuro @Commtherapy https://twitter.com/MCAsupporttool/status/1481249726066577408

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Key Activities

Encouraging primary care and community neurology to be more person-centred

The Primary care and Community Neurology Society (P-CNS) has new steering committee members who have shaped our new vision and mission. Our vision, which acknowledges the significance of learning through lived experiences, is to provide sustainable, consistent, and high-quality care and education services that consider and support the individual needs of the person so they can live well in the community with suspected or confirmed neurological conditions.

We are delighted to be making this announcement on World Mental Health Day 2021. To meet our new steering committee members just click here, or click on the “About Us” menu and selecting steering committee. 

Epilepsy in adults – lived experiences survey

Are you an adult or carer of an adult with epilepsy? If so please consider participating in an anonymous survey.

The survey is being run to learn more about the treatment and management options you, or the person you care for have been given and the day to day impact on your lives. The survey will take approximately 20 minutes to complete.

Take part in the survey

The significance of emotions in delivering person-centred care

In this presentation, given at Guidelines Live in Nov 2021, you will here how the P-CNS is learning through lived experiences to support a more person-centred care approach to the deliver of neuroscience services.

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MND Association community of Practice logo

Our partners at the MND Association have launched the MND Professionals’ Community of Practice (CoP). The Community is for health and social care professionals practising or interested in the field of MND care.

It is a peer-led group of health and social care professionals encouraging and supporting the development of good care for people living with, or affected by, MND.

Being an active member of the CoP could count towards your professional CPD requirement. Find out more here.

To find out more or join the Community of Practice click the link below.

Practical look at emergency neurology

Lead by P-CNS steering committee member, Dr Jonny Acheson

This session provides insight from a range of hospital specialists on neurological conditions. The learning outcomes are:

  1. Contrast between an urgent (acute medicine) referral and an emergency (emergency medicine) referral
  2. Illustrate common conditions in both Acute Medicine and Emergency Medicine including Acute Headaches including SAH, TIA and Stroke, Back pain including Cauda Equina
  3. Revise some hints and tips in neurological examination
  4. Highlight a global neurological emergency 
Speakers (clockwise, from top left)

Dr Amit Mistri
 
Dr Neeta Patel
 
 
Dr Martin Wiese
 

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Learning Through Lived Experiences 

We invite you to visit this new section of the website, which includes details of the art of Dr Jonny Acheson,  P-CNS Steering committee member, an emergency medicine doctor living with Parkinson’s