Education and Support

New MND Information Booklet

We have recently put together a new information booklet called ‘An Introduction to Motor Neurone Disease (MND)’. This new booklet presents information on MND in simple terms and in a way that is easy to break down and understand.

Findings from first National Audit of Neurology Services in Ireland published today highlight widespread deficits

Findings from the first published audit of neurology services in Ireland, launched on Tuesday 15th February 2016, point to widespread deficits in neurology services across the country. The audit, based on reports from each of the eleven neurology centres nationwide was carried out in 2015 as part of a joint collaboration between the Neurological Alliance of… Read More »

The 26th International Symposium of ALS/MND

The 26th International Symposium on ALS/MND will take place in Orlando, USA from 11 – 13 December 2015. The International Symposium is the largest medical and scientific conference on MND/ALS. It is the premier event in the MND research calendar, attracting over 800 delegates, representing the energy and dynamism of the global MND research community. To… Read More »

Withdrawal of Government Funding

The IMNDA is very disappointed not to receive funding this year from Pobal for the Association Visitor Programme. We were relying on this funding to continue this programme as it performs a vital role in supporting those affected with Motor Neurone Disease across Ireland. It is very comforting to have someone available locally that can give you advice and support…. Read More »

Have Your Say on the Medical Card

Have your say on how medical need should be taken into account in the provision of medical cards The Government has decided to develop a policy framework for medical card eligibility to take account of medical conditions. The HSE has established an Expert Panel to examine the range of medical conditions that should be considered… Read More »