Welcome to our new Events page

Here you can find information about our forthcoming events as well as notes or minutes from previous events.

If you are attending an external event or meeting as a representative of the NAoS, please download this form in order to report back following the meeting.

Our calendar of events for 2024-2025 has now been published, please see this document for full list of events: Neurological Alliance of Scotland Calendar of Events 2024/25.

Coming up:

March 2024

Wednesday 6 March, 11am-12pm, Policy Group Meeting 

Monday 18 March, 10-11:30am, Executive Meeting 

Wednesday 20 March, 10.30am- 12.30pm, Members' Meeting

May 2024

Monday 20 May, 10-11:30am, Executive Meeting 

Wednesday 22 May, 10:30am-12:30pm, Members' Meeting

June 2024

Wednesday 5 June, 11am-12pm, Policy Group Meeting

July 2024

Monday 22 July, 10-11:30am, Executive Meeting 

Wednesday 24 July, 10:30am-12:30pm, Members' Meeting

September 2024

Wednesday 4 September, 11am-12pm, Policy Group Meeting

Wednesday 25 September 10:30am-1:30pm Annual General Meeting followed by Executive Meeting 

November 2024

Wednesday 6 November, 11am-12pm, Policy Group Meeting

Monday 18 November, 10-11:30am, Executive Meeting

Wednesday 20 November, 10:30am-12.30pm, Members' Meeting

 

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Detail of Past Events

2024

Wednesday 7th February, Knowledge Sharing Event, 11:30am-1pm, 'How can we better support unpaid carers of those with a neurological condition?' with Becky Duff, Carer's Trust, Cathie Quinn, Parkinson's UK, Carolanne Christie, Carers Together, Phelim O'Toole, Edinburgh Headway Group. Watch the recording on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBdmcDox-78&t=1s.

Wednesday 24th January, 10.30am-12.30pm, Members Meeting 

Monday 22nd January, 10.30am-12pm, Executive Meeting 

2023

19th December, 12pm-1pm, 'Take Time to Unwind': A pre Christmas event with NHS 24's Breathing Space.

6th December, 11am - 12pm, Policy Group Meeting

15th November, 10.30am - 12.30pm, Members Meeting (minutes available here

20th November, 10am - 11.30am, Executive Meeting (minutes available here)

20th September, Neurological Alliance of Scotland AGM followed by Executive Meeting (minutes available soon)

6th September, Policy Group Meeting, Chaired by Gerard Anderson, CBIT (summary available here)

22nd August, Information Session - Redevelopment of the Institute of Neurological Sciences in Glasgow 

12th July, Members Meeting (minutes available here)

10th July, Executive Team Meeting (minutes available here)

7th June, Policy Group Meeting discussing mental health policy and Rare Disease network, Chaired by Morna Simpkins (summary available here)

24th May, Members Meeting (minutes available here)

23rd May, Executive Team Meeting

19th April, Policy Group Meeting, discussing the Adult Disability Payment consultation feedback, Chaired by Jenn Hall (summary available here)

22nd March, Member's Meeting (minutes available here)

20th March, Executive Team Meeting

8th March, Practice Sharing Event #5 - Staff Capacity Building and System Improvement

1st March, Practice Sharing Event #4 - Improving Knowledge and Awareness through Patient and Clinician Information

22nd February, Knowledge Sharing Event - How to run a Successful Campaign with panellists Emily Holmes (Neuro Hebrides), Ross Cunningham (Epilepsy Scotland), Susan Webster (MND Scotland) & Una Farrell (The Migraine Trust). Recording available here

26th January, Members Meeting (minutes available here)

24th January, Executive Team Meeting

11th January, Policy Group Meeting with Jeremy Balfour MSP, Chaired by George Allan (minutes available here)

2022

8th December, Practice Sharing Event #3 - Improving Integrated Care

7th December, Practice Sharing Event #2 - Digital Solutions to Health and Care in Neurology

6th December, Practice Sharing Event #1 - Supporting People with Neurological Conditions to Self-manage

23rd November, Member's Meeting (minutes available shortly)

21st November, Executive Meeting (minutes available here)

2nd November, Policy Group Meeting, Chaired by Keith Park (summary available here)

21 September, Neurological Alliance of Scotland AGM with the Minister for Mental Wellbeing and Social Care, Kevin Stewart MSP (minutes available here)

24 August, Policy Group Meeting with Pam Duncan Glancy MSP (summary available here)

16 June, Members' Meeting (summary available here)

14 June: Executive Meeting

18 May: Policy Group Meeting Chaired by Stephanie Fraser (summary available here)

 

27 April: Members meeting with the theme of women with neurological conditions (summary available here)

12 April: Children and Young People Special Interest Group (CYPSIG)

23 March: Knowledge Sharing Event 'How to be an Effective Influencer in Scotland', with panellists Keith Park (MS Society), Richard Baker (ENABLE Scotland) and Susan Brown (Health, Social Care and Sport Committee - Scottish Parliament). Event recording is available for members.

 

9 March: Policy Group Meeting chaired by Sue Millman, Ataxia UK (summary here)

8 March: Children and Young People Special Interest Group (CYPSIG)

23 February: Members meeting (minutes available here)

21 February: Executive meeting (minutes available here)

8 February: Children and Young People Special Interest Group (CYPSIG)

 

12 January: Policy Group Meeting chaired by Colin Robertson, Headway Dundee & Angus (summary here)

2021

7 December: Knowledge Sharing Event with Thistle Foundation ('Long Covid: Facts & Fiction')

 

16 November: Children and Young People Special Interest Group (CYPSIG)

17 November: Members' Meeting (summary here) followed by Executive Meeting (summary here).

24 November: Policy Group Meeting chaired by Avril McLean (Action for ME) (summary here).

 

12 October: Children and Young People Special Interest Group (CYPSIG)

29 September: Neurological Alliance of Scotland AGM with Minister for Public Health, Maree Todd MSP (summary here).

8 September: Policy Group Meeting, chaired by Keith Park of the MS Society Scotland. Click here to read a summary.

29 June: Fourth meeting of the Carers' Resources Group

23 June: Members' Meeting (click here to see the summary) followed by Executive Meeting (Exec minutes can be seen here)

16 June: Third meeting of the Carers' Resources group

9 June: Policy Group Meeting, chaired by Shirley Maxwell, Executive Director of Epilepsy Connections, click here to see a summary of the event

2 June: Second meeting of the Carers' Resources group

26 May: Executive Meeting - click here to see the minutes

25 May: Launch of the new Children & Young People's Special Interest Group

19 May: First meeting of the Carers' Resources group

22 April: Hustings Event with the Scottish Conservatives, Scottish Labour, Scottish Liberal Democrats and the SNP - click here to see the recording of the event.

14 April: Policy Group Meeting chaired by Alistair Haw, CEO of the Scottish Huntington's Association - click here to see a summary of the event

31 March: Executive Meeting - click here to see the minutes

25 March: Members Meeting -click here to see a summary of the meeting

24 February: Policy Group Meeting chaired by Colette McDiarmid, Policy Officer at MND Scotland - click here to see a summary of the meeting

28 January: Members meeting and Executive Meeting - click here to see the minutes from the Executive meeting

13 January 2021: Collaboration meeting between third sector and NHS for round 2 funding of the Neurological Framework for Action

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