NEW – Presentations of Narcissistic Personality Disorder – Open Door series

Posted on October 10, 2019

For our contribution to the Every Mind Matters campaign, we have launched a new booklet in our Open Door series – “Presentations of Narcissistic Personality Disorder“.  It includes real life narratives of experiences of people who have struggled to put their lives together whilst managing the impact of a person who presents the traits of a...

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Launch of a new self-management tool: 23rd October 2019

Posted on October 5, 2019

Teesside University and Neuro Key have been working with people with long-term conditions to develop a new self-management tool for people with long-term conditions.  MyLifeTool is a self-management tool that people can use long-term.  It encourages people to reflect upon their journey living with a long-term condition and learn about their condition, themselves and what...

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Blue badge factsheet

Posted on September 27, 2019

The announcement by Justin Tomlinson MP that people with hidden disability can now have access to a Blue Badge has raised a number of issues about public understanding of the Blue Badge scheme, since people with hidden disability have always had the right to apply for a Blue Badge.  Getting one is a different story....

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Integrated Care Services Workshop 2019

Posted on May 2, 2019

We represented long-term neurological conditions at the Integrated Care Services workshop, Middlesbrough, in January 2019.  We ensured that the impact of living with a long-term neurological condition was identified on this info-graphic from the event and Jo Cole was interviewed for this video.

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Success of our education and training programme

Posted on March 15, 2019

In the first three months of 2019 we have delivered five lived experience seminars to undergraduate and postgraduate students at Durham University, the University of Sunderland and Teesside University.  The feedback from students at each event has been excellent. These sessions allow students and trainee practitioners to hear first hand accounts of the broader psychological...

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Launch of our “Open Door” learning series

Posted on November 12, 2017

Our ‘Open Door’ series of learning tools has launched.  The first two booklets in the series are based on the lived experiences of acquired brain injury (ABI) and foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD).  Further titles are being developed for 2018. Visit our Resources page to see the booklets.

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Impact Event, 18th October 2017

Posted on November 12, 2017

Neuro Key and Teesside University co-hosted a half day impact event at Teesside University on October 18th 2017. Eighty people attended (thirty-four were people living with or caring for someone with a neurological condition).  Feedback repeatedly highlighted the lack of understanding in health and social care, alongside the lack of integration between services.

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Parity of Esteem

Posted on July 19, 2017

Access to psychological support is an essential part of a neurological care pathway, yet a new report from the Neurological Alliance highlights the gaps in provision of psychological support for people living with a neurological condition. Neurological Alliance Parity of Esteem Report 2017

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Hidden in plain view – 5th Conference hosted by TVDNY Neurological Alliance

Posted on September 3, 2016

You are invited to the 5th Conference hosted by TVDNY Neurological Alliance to share knowledge, improve understanding of neurological need and inspire co-production of community-based care. Middlesbrough Football Club Riverside Stadium Friday November 25th 2016 09.30am to 4.00pm We can offer free places to people with a neurological condition or anyone who is a caregiver....

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The Passport has Launched!

Posted on August 19, 2013

The Neurological Alliance Tees Valley, Durham and North Yorkshire has launched a new product to support UK Carers Week, 10th-16th June. The Neuro Information Passport can be used by anyone who lives with or cares for someone with a Neurological condition.  The Passport helps the individual keep track of key information such as medication and symptoms so they don’t forget...

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