The government has confirmed today that the Green Paper on adult social care has been further delayed and won't be published until next year.
If you or a loved one have experience of conditions such as multiple sclerosis, Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease, brain injury or stroke, please complete the Neurological Alliance Patient Experience Survey.
Following a successful pilot with residents at Sue Ryder Dee View Court, we are now rolling out the use of virtual reality as a form of mood-boosting therapy across all of our neurological care centres.
Heidi Travis, CEO of national healthcare provider Sue Ryder comments on latest State of Care report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Bereaved people in Scotland are not receiving the support they need, according to new research commissioned by Sue Ryder and Hospice UK.
Containing analysis carried out by independent experts, the report shows that proactive care early in someone’s life, such as self-management support and advice or respite care, can save in the region of 30–50% annually when compared to reactive care, i.e. when someone’s health requires urgent care.
New research finds younger generations can’t avoid bereavement – and are in need of extra support when they are grieving
New research from Co-op Funeralcare busts the myth that bereavement is ‘just an older person’s issue’, and finds that younger generations are having particular challenges dealing with grief, writes Duncan Lugton.
People with neurological conditions are having bad experiences across the health system, new data reveals
A newly released national survey has found people with neurological conditions reporting poorer experiences across large areas of their healthcare than other patients. Duncan Lugton looks at what this means for services.
Elinor Jayne, Policy & Public Affairs Manager for Scotland, gives her insights on the latest cabinet reshuffle in the Scottish Parliament, and what it might mean for palliative and neurological care in Scotland.
It's Dying Matters Awareness Week, a time that gives us – and other members of the Dying Matters coalition – an unparalleled opportunity to put the importance of talking about dying, death and bereavement firmly on the national agenda. Duncan, our Policy and Public Affairs Manager (England), shares his approach to these oft-taboo topics.