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  • 18.7.2014 NAI spokesperson welcomes Minister Alan Kelly's decision but a long term solution is required - New Web Site
    and Local Government Alan Kelly today to restore its funding for a twelve month period in order to allow a review to take place Funding will also be sustained to ten of its member organisations which provide frontline supports to people living with neurological conditions such as Alzheimer s disease Huntington s disease and motor neurone disease The decision to restore funding under the Scheme to Support National Organisations SSNO means that the NAI the only advocacy group representing 700 000 Irish people will be able to remain in existence pending the outcome of the review Professor Orla Hardiman co founder and spokesperson for the NAI welcomed the decision This is a very sensible step by the new Minister which recognises the need to prevent the withdrawal of vital services and representation for society s most vulnerable This is certainly a sign of the new approach heralded by the Government Professor Hardiman highlighted the crucial importance of the proposed joint review by the Department of the Environment and Department of Health of the organisations funded under the SSNO scheme This is a real opportunity to ensure that the work of neurological charities including the NAI is appropriately funded so that they can continue to work in partnership with the State the model of patient organisations which work closely with health professionals is one I see every day in my work and its hugely effective The NAI as the crucial link bringing all this together has to be put on a secure funding basis so that we can plan and deliver for the future ENDS Notes for Editors The Neurological Alliance of Ireland is the national umbrella group for over thirty neurological charities working to promote the development of services and supports for all those affected by neurological conditions It advocates

    Original URL path: http://www.nai.ie/go/news/18-7-2014-nai-spokesperson-welcomes-minister-alan-kelly-s-decision-but-a-long-term-solution-is-required (2015-10-30)
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  • 17.7.2014 Further coverage on impact of NAI closure - New Web Site
    their families in Ireland http www tv3 ie 3player show 41 82273 1 Tonight with Vincent Browne 12 mins in http www rte ie radio utils radioplayer rteradioweb html rii 9 3A 2D2 3A135 3A17 2D07 2D2014 3A 28 mins in See also coverage from the Irish Times on impact on NAI and other neurological charities http www irishtimes com news health end of funding to health and disability groups

    Original URL path: http://www.nai.ie/go/news/17-7-2014-further-coverage-on-impact-of-nai-closure (2015-10-30)
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  • News - Page 12 - New Web Site
    intends to incorporate legislative provisions for advance healthcare directives into the Assisted Decision Making Capacity Bill 2013 at Committee Stage The Department of Health launched a public consultation on this issue on Tuesday 4th February 2014 and has placed an advertisement in the daily papers today 6th February inviting individuals groups or organisations to submit their views on the draft legislative provisions by Friday March 7th read more 11 2 2014 What Irish people would do in the event of a seizure New research A survey carried out by Epilepsy Ireland has found that one in three people would act in a potentially dangerous way to respond to someone having a seizure read more 11 2 2014 Overwhelming response to NAI survey 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 read more 6 2 2014 NAI to appear in front of Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health next week 800x600 At the invitation of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children the NAI will make a presentation on neurological healthcare services in Ireland on Tuesday next 11th February read more 30 1 2014 Latest outpatient figures show a drop in line with Government target Outpatient waiting list figures from November show a drop in the numbers waiting more than 12 months for an outpatient neurology appointment read more 23 1 2014 No provision for discretionary medical cards in HSE service plan Questions are emerging as to why there is no provision for discretionary medical cards in this year s service plan read more 22 1 2014 Free training for patient organisations PILOT IRISH WORKSHOP ON PHARMACEUTICAL PRICING ACCESS AND REIMBURSMEMENT EFNA will host a pilot workshop on the topic of Pharmaceutical Pricing

    Original URL path: http://www.nai.ie/go/news?page=12 (2015-10-30)
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  • 16.7.2014 Leading Irish Neurologist speaks out about funding cuts to Brain Charities - New Web Site
    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 the decision will be cold comfort to the charities affected as no

    Original URL path: http://www.nai.ie/go/news/16-7-2014-leading-irish-neurologist-speaks-out-about-funding-cuts-to-brain-charities (2015-10-30)
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  • 16.7.2014 Leading Neurologist launches passionate defence of neurological umbrella - New Web Site
    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 did not have a voice now that voice is being silenced You can

    Original URL path: http://www.nai.ie/go/news/16-7-2014-leading-neurologist-launches-passionate-defence-of-neurological-umbrella (2015-10-30)
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  • 13.7.2014 Help us save the NAI - New Web Site
    s Alan Kelly Department of the Environment and Kathleen Lynch Minister of State for Disability in the Department of Health e mail Dear Minister The Neurological Alliance of Ireland NAI is the ONLY national group statutory or voluntary representing the 700 000 Irish people with neurological conditions It has recently had its application for a funding scheme run by the Department of the Environment to support voluntary organisations turned down The NAI is totally dependent on this funding and will cease operations later this year if no other source of funding can be identified All the neurological charities under the NAI umbrella which applied for the funding were turned down in what is a debilitating blow to people with neurological conditions such as Alzheimer s disease multiple sclerosis stroke and Huntington s disease Neurological services in Ireland fall dramatically short of what it available in all other developed countries and now the only co ordinated voice in Ireland representing these people and their families will be lost I am requesting your support in ensuring that the work of the NAI is enabled to continue I look forward to your reply as soon as possible Quick Links About Us Aims What

    Original URL path: http://www.nai.ie/go/news/13-7-2014-help-save-the (2015-10-30)
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  • 10.7.2014 Critical danger that people with neurological conditions will be silenced within Irish Society - New Web Site
    Irish Society print version send to a friend share on facebook All eleven of the neurological charities which had applied for a Department of Environment funding scheme for voluntary organisations have received news that their applications were turned down despite many being in receipt of this funding since 2008 If the Government had set out to deliberately remove people with neurological conditions from the public agenda they could not have done it more effectively The withdrawal of this funding will lead to loss of crucial frontline support services provided by neurological charities The Neurological Alliance of Ireland has lost all its core funding due to this decision This means that the only co ordinated voice representing 700 000 people in lreland living with a neurological condition will have to cease operations later this year unless alternative funding can be found The national voice for people with neurological conditions in Ireland as a group will be silenced What can you do to help Contact your local TDs to let them know about this Click here to select your local TDs and send an automatic message Quick Links About Us Aims What We Do Board Staff Resources NAI Documents Guidance Policy Standards

    Original URL path: http://www.nai.ie/go/news/10-7-2014-critical-danger-that-people-with-neurological-conditions-will-be-silenced-within-irish-society (2015-10-30)
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  • 9.7.2014 NAI addresses press briefing on funding cuts to neurological charities - New Web Site
    friend share on facebook The Neurological Alliance of Ireland highlighted the devastating impact on neurological charities following a recent decision which has seen the withdrawal of critucal funding All eleven of the neurological charities which had applied for the Department of Environment scheme were turned down despite many being in receipt of this funding for a number of years Mags Rogers NAI Development Manager spoke at a press briefing this morning which was organised by the Disability Federation of Ireland If the Government had set out to deliberately remove people with neurological conditions from the public agenda they could not have done it more effectively The withdrawal of this funding will lead to loss of crucial frontline support services provided by neurological charities The Neurological Alliance of Ireland has lost all its funding due to this decision This means that the only co ordinated voice representing 700 000 people in lreland living with a neurological condition will now be lost The Neurological Alliance of Ireland will continue to work with its member organisations to call on Government to provide alternative funding to the charities affected Quick Links About Us Aims What We Do Board Staff Resources NAI Documents Guidance Policy

    Original URL path: http://www.nai.ie/go/news/9-7-2014-nai-addresses-press-briefing-on-funding-cuts-to-neurological-charities (2015-10-30)
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