It’s a record! 340 allied professionals, nurses and doctors attended the APF in Chicago today to hear 18 very varied and interesting presentations. The aim of the day is for health and social care professionals to help each other by sharing good practice, reporting and discussing what they did and why, and the results and outcomes they…… Continue reading Allied Professionals Forum (APF) 2012
Delegates to last weekend’s ENCALS (European Network for the Cure of ALS) meeting in Dublin were met with uncharacteristic hot and sunny weather – enjoyed by the numerous Stag and Hen parties wandering the city centre, but not by the 200 people ensconced in the impressive, new Biomedical Sciences Institute at Trinity College, from 8am…… Continue reading European Network for the Cure of ALS – Dublin 2012
Hello, I’m Brian Dickie, Director of Research at the MND Association. One of my jobs is to co-ordinate the programme for the Symposium. As regular delegates to the Symposium will know, the meeting is accompanied by several satellite meetings and workshops. This year is no exception – in fact it’s the busiest one yet! In addition to the regular satellites,…… Continue reading Don’t forget the satellite meetings!
Sitting down to write my inaugural post for our exciting new blog, I was reminded of some lines from the Lewis Carroll poem the Walrus and the Carpenter (“The time has come”, the Walrus said, “To talk of many things…). It seems like only five minutes ago that I had the first sight of the…… Continue reading The time has come..
Hello – I am Hilary Shaw and I am the Education Manager at the MND Association. I have worked for the Association for over 22 years and have seen so many changes not only in the numbers attending the Symposium – but now in technology! I’m sure the ReCCoB blog will add a new dimension to the event -…… Continue reading Antipodean adventure