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  • 11.2.2014 Overwhelming response to NAI survey - New Web Site
    print version send to a friend share on facebook The NAI survey Living with a neurological condition in Ireland has generated 600 responses from people with neurological conditions and their families all around the country We would like to sincerely thank all those who took the time to complete the survey and share their experiences with us We would also like to thank all our members who highlighted the survey through their websites and social media The survey findings will be vital to NAI in showing just how the recession and successive health cutbacks in recent years have impacted on people living with neurological conditions as well as telling us more about the effect of having a neurological condition on work quality of life and emotional wellbeing We will be presenting some preliminary findings to a meeting of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children on Tuesday 11th February The full survey findings will be launched on Tuesday 11th March as part of events for National Brain Awareness Week Quick Links About Us Aims What We Do Board Staff Resources NAI Documents Guidance Policy Standards Annual Reports and Newsletters Training Links Glossary Membership List of Members Becoming a Member

    Original URL path: http://www.nai.ie/go/news/11-2-2014-overwhelming-response-to-nai-survey (2015-10-30)
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  • 6.2.2014 NAI to appear in front of Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health next week - New Web Site
    Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children the NAI will make a presentation on neurological healthcare services in Ireland on Tuesday next 11 th February We will be highlighting a range of issues including the neurorehabilitation strategy the impact of a range of health cuts on people with neurological conditions and the issue of medical cards We will also be using some preliminary findings from our national survey to highlight these

    Original URL path: http://www.nai.ie/go/news/6-2-2014-nai-to-appear-in-front-of-joint-oireachtas-committee-on-health-next-week (2015-10-30)
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  • 30.1.2014 Latest outpatient figures show a drop in line with Government target - New Web Site
    in the numbers waiting more than 12 months for an outpatient neurology appointment 2095 people are waiting more than 12 months a reduction of 1479 from September The Special Delivery Unit has invested considerable effort in achieving the Government target that no one will be waiting more than 12 months for an appointment There are a total of 13 076 people on waiting lists for neurology appointments around the country

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  • 22.1.2014 Free training for patient organisations - New Web Site
    aspects of running a patient organisation effectively and ensuring that the requirements of the national charity commission or equivalent are met What has been missing is training on aspects of healthcare that are impacting on the delivery of high quality care to patients Yet if patient groups are to effectively advocate for better care for the patients they serve they need to be skilled in a range of topics in order to hold their own in discussions with policy makers regulatory bodies and healthcare delivery organisations In this regard one of our keynote initiatives has been patient training workshops at the London School of Economics LSE The LSE and EFNA have worked together for four years to deliver training to patient groups on health technology assessment HTA Over this period seven training courses have been developed and delivered In 2013 the focus shifted to Pharmaceutical Pricing Access and Reimbursement and two courses were held on this topic A third is scheduled to take place in May 2014 see below Feedback received from participants at these workshops has highlighted the need for similar workshops run at a national level which would allow patient delegates to apply this wider knowledge to their

    Original URL path: http://www.nai.ie/go/news/22-1-2014-free-training-for-patient-organisations (2015-10-30)
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  • 20.1.2014 Positive response so far to the NAI national survey on living with a neurological condition - New Web Site
    over 250 responses The survey was launched on 9th January and will be open for responses until 10th February The NAI welcome the support they have received with many of our member organisations featuring the link to the survey on their websites and promoting the survey on Facebook and Twitter We look forward to launching the findings during National Brain Awareness Week in March and further details of this event

    Original URL path: http://www.nai.ie/go/news/20-1-2014-positive-response-so-far-to-the-nai-national-survey-on-living-with-a-neurological-condition (2015-10-30)
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  • 15.1.2014 NAI pleased to announce neurological wellness days will take place again this year - New Web Site
    will take place again this year The neurological wellness days aim to provide a positive experience for people living with a neurological condition and their families and were very successful in 2013 The events will be held in a number of areas around the country in April 2014 and details will be available on NAI and members websites in the coming weeks The NAI would like to acknowledge the support

    Original URL path: http://www.nai.ie/go/news/15-1-2014-nai-pleased-to-announce-neurological-wellness-days-will-take-place-again-this-year (2015-10-30)
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  • 16.7.2014 Leading Irish Neurologist speaks out about funding cuts to Brain Charities
    horror at the impending closure of the Neurological Alliance of Ireland following the Department of the Environment decision to pull funding to neurological charities The Neurological Alliance of Ireland NAI is the only advocacy group speaking on behalf of 700 000 Irish people with neurological conditions They are now being shut out of Irish society their voice is being silenced I was horrified when I heard the news because I know just how much neurological conditions impact on individuals and their families I see it every day I helped a group of neurological charities to found the NAI eighteen years ago because these people and their families did not have a voice and the NAI has been extremely effective in representing them The Department of the Environment has funded the NAI since 2002 through successive schemes to support national voluntary organisations In an unprecedented situation the umbrella which represents over 30 neurological charities was completely denied funding along with all eleven of its member organisations which had applied The Neurological Alliance of Ireland is calling on the new Minister for the Environment to meet with charities affected by the funding situation The Taoiseach s statement yesterday that charities can appeal

    Original URL path: http://www.nai.ie/speck/types/article/print.cfm?app=nai&id=3EFB0E68-DFE8-59AC-55B75DB11BBC948A (2015-10-30)
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  • 16.7.2014 Leading Neurologist launches passionate defence of neurological umbrella
    Irish people with neurological conditions Following the Department of the Environment decision to withdraw funding to the NAI and ten other neurological charities the NAI is facing closure and the only co ordinated voice for people with neurological conditions will be lost Speaking this morning Professor Hardiman outlined how she worked with charities eighteen years ago to found the NAI because people with neurological conditions and their families in Ireland

    Original URL path: http://www.nai.ie/speck/types/article/print.cfm?app=nai&id=3E70D1E6-BC69-2E2C-9F7A6164EF7F33EE (2015-10-30)
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