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Patient Experience Survey: Participate or Circulate Today!

CLOSED EFNA is launching a European survey on the impact of living with a brain disorder. The aim is to: - 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 ...

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International Day of Radiology 2014

Record numbers of societies and patient organisations set to support IDoR 2014 which took place globally on November 8th 2014 on the them of Brain Imaging.    “This year’s IDoR, focusing on brain imaging, should highlight that radiology also plays a role in the management of brain disorders – and it is not just the domain of neurology. IDoR should also provide an example of best practice in highlightin ...

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EFNA President speaks at MedTech Forum 2014 about bringing value to your business through patient partnerships

The Patients MedTech Dialogue initiative brings together patient association and industry representative in regular, solution-oriented meetings . EFNA has been actively involved in these meetings and in the taskforces created for : • the organisation of a patient-oriented workshop during the largest health and medical technology industry conference in Europe • the creation and publishing of a checklist for ...

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EFNA hosts Advocacy Workshop for national patient groups

In 2015, the European Federation of Neurological Associations [EFNA], together with Pain Alliance Europe, will launch an MEP Interest Group on Brain, Mind and Pain in the European Parliament. Co-chaired by MEPs Marian Harkin, Daciana Sarbu and Jeroen Lenaers, the purpose of this group will be to raise political awareness of the impact of neurological and pain disorders. EFNA is striving towards policy solut ...

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Societal Impact of Pain Symposium: November 18

Chronic pain is a feature of many neurological disorders. So, EFNA will once again be supporting the Societal Impact of Pain (SIP) Symposium. The event takes place in the European Parliament on November 18th 2014. More details can be found below... Pain Therapy and Palliative Care will be tackled as Healthcare priorities by the EU Council under the Italian Presidency. The symposium aims to ensure that pain ...

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Increased Patient Participation at Joint Congress of European Neurology

Patient participation on scientist panels/sub-committees, a large patient corner in the exhibition centre, a joint awareness session and attendance at the Training, Education and Liaison Committees – EFNA’s participation at the Joint Congress of Neurology reaches a new high! As the new European Academy of Neurology comes into being, EFNA is pleased to announce that it enjoyed its most active and meaningful ...

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Brain Disorders: The Communication Challenge

Communicating effectively with those affected by brain disorders can be challenging. Certain brain disorders restrict the ability of the patient to communicate, listen and absorb information. At the Joint Congress of European Neurology, EFNA organised an Awareness Session on ‘Brain Disorders: The Communication Challenge’. This session took the format of an interactive workshop focussing on how the neurologi ...

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European Academy of Neurology is founded

June 3rd 2014 – Today the European Academy of Neurology [EAN] is founded. The new EAN is a merger of the European Federation of Neurological Societies [EFNS] and the European Neurological Society [ENS]. During its first General Assembly, the 72 institutional and individual delegates from 45 member countries of the Society elected the Officers of the Board. The results of this vote are below and the new Offi ...

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EFNA organises pilot HTA workshop in Ireland

EFNA organised a pilot national workshop in Ireland on the topic of Pharmaceutical Pricing, Access and Reimbursement. One of EFNA’s keynote initiatives has been patient training workshops at the London School of Economics [LSE]. The LSE and EFNA have worked together for four years to deliver training to patient groups on health technology assessment (HTA). Over this period, seven training courses have been ...

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“Out of Office” European Parliament event

Report highlights widespread variation in sick leave benefits across Europe   Wednesday, February 19th at the European Parliament   The Economist Intelligence Unit [EIU] presented ‘Out of office! – An overview of workplace absenteeism in Europe’* at an event co-hosted by MEPs Marian Harkin and Linda McAvan, in conjunction with the European Federation of Neurological Associations (EFNA), Pain Allia ...

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