As the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak continues into 2021, things continue to be extremely challenging for neurological charities, as well as for the people we support in Scotland.
Issues like fundraising, the health and wellbeing of staff and volunteers, and finding new ways to continue to provide our services are some of the concerns that neurological charities will be facing in the coming weeks and months. At the same time, we continue to respond to the huge pressures that coronavirus will place on all the other vital services that people with neurological conditions and their families need.
The Neurological Alliance of Scotland wants to bring neurological charities together so that we can share information and support each other in these rapidly changing times. If you are interested in joining us, please fill in your organisation's information on the 'Join Us' page of this site. Our executive reviews and approves new members throughout the year.
Where to find the latest coronavirus information:
- Scottish Government
- Health Protection Scotland
- NHS Inform
- Free Coronavirus (COVID-19) helpline for people without symptoms who want general information 0800 028 2816 Opening hours: Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 10.00pm Saturday and Sunday, 9.00am to 5.00pm
Other information for charities
OSCR also has information on COVID-19.
The Scottish Parliament Information Centre has curated a list of helpful local support.
Our friends at the Neurological Alliance in England have set up a Neuro COVID-19 response forum, to enable organisations to share experiences, suggest collective action and align messaging across the neurological third sector.
Tell us how we can help!
We would love to hear from you about the impact that the coronavirus outbreak is having on your charity and the people you support. Please email us to tell us about the challenges you’re facing, things that are helping your organisation, and your ideas about how we can facilitate neurological charities to work together at this challenging time.