Vote for Think Ahead: A National Programme for Neurological Care

July 1 2010, 11:02am

NAI members and contributing authors with the Minister for Health and Children Mary Harney at the launch of the NAI report

From left: Denise Cunningham (Brainwave and AMNCH Tallaght), Dr C Keohane (Irish Institute of Clinical Neuroscience), Taragh Donohue (MS Ireland), Colm Carthy (Spinal Injuries Ireland), Dr Mark Delargy (National Rehabilitation Hospital), Aisling Farrell (Brainwave The Irish Epilepsy Association),
Dr Colin Doherty (St. James Hospital), Laura Keane (RehabCare), Dr Edward O’Sullivan (Migraine Clinic Cork University Hospital), Professor Charles Normand (Trinity College Dublin), Mary Fitzsimons (Beaumont Hospital Epilepsy Programme), Professor Orla Hardiman (Beaumont Hospital) and Anne Winslow (Chair of NAI)

National Campaign launched by NAI and its member charities.

The launch of the report, "The Future for Neurological Conditions in Ireland: A Challenge for Healthcare; an Opportunity for Change, An essential guide to neurological care in our health services" by the The Neurological Alliance of Ireland on Tuesday 29th June 2010, marked the beginning of a nationwide campaign by the NAI and its member charities, calling on the HSE to put in place a National Programme for Neurological Care.

The Neurological Alliance of Ireland, (NAI) is the umbrella group for organisations working with people with neurological conditions. The NAI and its members groups are calling for a national programme for neurological care which will require the HSE to publish and implement its own recommendations for investing in and improving services for people with neurological conditions.

Members of the public are encouraged to join the campaign by signing the petition here:

For more information on NAI visit their website, phone 01-8724120 or email