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Yvonne’s Story – One day to launch of “We Need Our Heads Examined”

Yvonne struggled to cope with her young family after her aneurysm with no support once she returned home. Read Yvonne’s story with one day to go to the launch of “We Need Our Heads Examined” campaign for rehabilitation services on Thursday … Continue reading

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PSP –Our Lives Changed

My husband was diagnosed with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) in January 2013.  He left earth the 26th of February 2016 aged 59. On the 26th of September 2015 my husband responded badly to a prescribed medication. Though it was not … Continue reading

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CBD- Our Story

My mother had Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD) and over the course of the first 18 months from her diagnosis her mobility disimproved considerably.  We were lucky to live in Dublin, quite close to the hospital where she attended the neurologist.  However, … Continue reading

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Read Gerry’s story in the lead up to the launch of “We Need Our Heads Examined” campaign

Gerry was lucky to be able to access one of only three early supported discharge teams for stroke patients in the entire country. Read Gerry’s story in the lead up to the launch of “We Need Our Heads Examined” campaign … Continue reading

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PSPA Ireland and 10 other organisations sign a letter calling for investment in Neurorehabilitation Services

Sir, Professor Joe Harbison’s opinion piece in today’s Irish Times (14.06.2016) concludes that “those least able to articulate their case will end up with the worst care”. This is not just true for people with stroke but for all the … Continue reading

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Launch of Campaign Calling for Action On Rehabilitation Services “We Need Our Heads Examined”

On Thursday 23rd June, the Neurological Alliance of Ireland, together with fifteen of its member organisations will launch a new campaign “We Need Our Heads Examined” calling for investment in rehabilitation services. There is a dire shortage of rehabilitation services … Continue reading

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