Launch of the Home care Toolkit

Clinicians, NHS professionals and adult social care representatives came together with the charity sector for the launch of the Northern Neurological Alliance’s (NNA) Home care Toolkit on 14 September 2016. As many of you will know, NNA has been working … Continued

The Great North Run

The Northern Neurological Alliance (NNA) had four  runners in this year’s Great North Run which took place on Sunday 11 September 2016.  It was the first time that the NNA had taken part and it was a great experience for … Continued

Chase Park Festival

Chase Park Festival 2016 This festival is for music lovers of all abilities and is headlined by Reverend and The Makers.  The Chase Park Festival has been rated for gold standard disability access and there will be demonstrations, an holistic therapy … Continued

Gardening for good health

Thrive is running Gardening for Good Health sessions at Saltwell Park, Gateshead and Team Valley, Gateshead from 27 June to 20 September 2016. These will be very practical sessions with no exams or tests and assume no prior knowledge of … Continued

Patient Participation Groups

All GP practices should have a Patient Participation Group (PPG) whose purpose is to make the relationship between the GP practice and their patients stronger. You can do this by representing other patient’s views on services and gaining a better … Continued

2016 Morrison’s Great North Run

This year we have five places in the 2016 Morrison’s Great North Run and we would like to extend our thanks to the runners who have signed up to run for the Northern Neurological Alliance. All our runners have completed … Continued

Gardening for Good Health

Saltwell Park, Gateshead Thrive is a national horticultural charity delivering a variety of gardening therapy courses in Saltwell Park. They received funding from Gateshead Council’s Capacity Fund to provide a free, fun and healthy gardening programme over the summer for … Continued

Great North Run 2016

The Great North Run is the world’s largest half marathon.  Over the last 30 years it has attracted world class athletes such as  Olympic Gold medallist, Mo Farah, Paula Radcliffe and many more. The Northern Neurological Alliance (NNA) is pleased … Continued

NNA Annual General Meeting

As a member of the Northern Neurological Alliance we invite you to our AGM. Venue: Irwin Mitchell Solicitors, Wellbar Central, 36 Gallowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4TD Date and Time: Wednesday 10 February 2016 at 10.00am.   I have attached an agenda for this … Continued

Invisible Conditions

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) want to hear from anyone with an ‘invisible condition’ and tell them about the care you receive, both good and bad.  Conditions, including neurological, such as depression, arthritis, COPD, heart disease, diabetes are all non-visable … Continued