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  • 8.12.2015 Save the Date: NAI Keynote Conference 2015
    the Irish Brain Council Ireland is a recognised leader in Brain Research contributing to the understanding of the brain and developing new treatments and approaches to the management of neurological conditions This half day conference aims to bring together all the stakeholders to highlight the successes opportunites and challenges involved in brain research in Ireland and what needs to be addressed to ensure that all those involved in brain research

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  • 25.11.2014 NAI welcomes today's announcement on discretionary medical cards
    report and the Deloitte Prospectus report in detail to assess the extent to which they address the concerns and issues highlighted in the NAI submission which was informed by an online survey of health professionals and people with neurological conditions and their families Among the announcements today are An enhanced assessment process which takes into account the burden of an illness or a condition The greater exchange of information between the medical card central assessment office and the local health offices People with a serious illness who hold a discretionary card can also be reassured that they will retain their card pending implementation of the actions to improve the operation of the scheme The power of GPs to extend medical cards in difficult circumstances will be strengthened A clinical advisory group is being established by the HSE to develop guidance on assessing applications involving significant medical conditions The default position for medical cards given to people with terminal illnesses is that they will no longer be reviewed The HSE will be empowered to provide people with therapies or appliances if that s what they need even in the absence of a medical card The HSE will develop a single integrated

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  • 24.11.2014 NAI welcomes launch of Europe Wide Neurology Patient Survey
    Associations EFNA Find out how neurological disorders impact on the home work educational and social life of those affected Explore the association with related conditions syndromes e g mental wellbeing chronic pain bladder and bowel disorders sexual dysfunction etc Assess the satisfaction rates with treatment and management The data generated will help EFNA to build a Book of Evidence which will be taken to European policy and decision makers outlining

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  • 18.11.2014 New report published on relationship between family carers and home care support workers
    key research on the topic in a concise considered and comprehensive manner Speaking at the launch Dr Gerry McCaffrey said This piece of work is a major contribution to Family Carer research and in particular an aspect often overlooked that is the triadic and often interdependent relationship between a paid home care worker a client in need of support and the wider family We look forward to building on this

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  • News - Page 14 - New Web Site
    of the Brain The Recommendations and Conclusions from the European Month of the Brain have now been published by the European Commission read more 19 11 2013 NAI supports written declaration on neurodegenerative diseases in the workplace The NAI is lending its weight to an initiative by the European MS Platform to get as many MEPs as possible to sign up to a Written Declaration on Neurodegenerative Diseases in the Workplace read more 18 11 2013 NAI makes submission to hearings on end of life care The Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children is holding a series of public hearings on end of life issues read more 14 11 2013 Launch of Sligo Neurological Institute NAI congratulate Professor Tim Lynch and Dr Kevin Murphy on the launch of the Sligo Neurological Institute on 14th November read more 31 10 2013 NAI to launch information campaign about neuronetwork In the coming weeks the NAI will launch an information campaign to health professionals about the Neuronetwork website read more 23 10 2013 Leading neurologist highlights her concerns over medical cards Professor Orla Hardiman Consultant Neurologist gave an interview on RTE radio yesterday in which she raised her concerns over the growing difficulty in accessing medical cards for her patients read more 15 10 2013 Today s budget raises concerns for people with neurological conditions and their families Today s budget represents few signs of positive investment and some concerning developments for people with neurological conditions read more 9 10 2013 Launch of MS Atlas shows shortfalls in Irish services The Multiple Sclerosis International Federation MSIF have launched their 2013 Atlas of MS which provides an overview of Multiple Sclerosis across the world read more 9 10 2013 A pre budget plea from a person with a neurological condition In response to

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  • 24.4.2014 Save the date MS Conference - New Web Site
    of the European Multiple Sclerosis Platform EMSP A 2 day conference will be held in Dublin on 8th and 9th May to mark the anniversary bringing together people with multiple sclerosis carers experts and professionals accross Europe to offer you a dynamic mix of presentations interactive sessions and debates Find out more at http emsp org events spring conference 2014 Quick Links About Us Aims What We Do Board Staff

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  • 24.4.2014 World Meningitis Day today: NAI Call for a Decision on Men B vaccine - New Web Site
    The UK announced in March that the vaccine would be introduced as part of their routine child immunisation programme Professor Alf Richardson Consultant Paediatrician at Temple Street Hospital told a recent Prime Time Programme that the mortality rate for Meningitis B is one in 20 children Ten per cent of children who contract the disease will be left with significant ongoing disability There were 82 cases of meningitis B in

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  • 16.4.2014 Upcoming neurological wellness days - New Web Site
    relaxing and enjoyable atmosphere The events also focus on local organisations and the services they provide The Neurological Alliance of Ireland is deeply impressed by the committment and energy of local NAI member organisations as demonstrated in the success of the recent Limerick wellness day We would like to thank all those involved in this project which is hugely important in promoting awareness of the issues affecting people with neurological

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