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Migraine Clinic Beaumont: Survey Update

beaumont-hospital-big
24th January 2017

Thank you very much to everyone who took the Survey on their experiences of the Migraine Clinic in Beaumont Hospital. This survey is now closed - UPDATE MAI has been made aware that intensive discussions are taking place to address the issues of the migraine headache service within Beaumont and it is expected that a migraine clinic will resume within the next few weeks. We will keep people informed of developments and assure people that MAI... [read more]


Brain Awareness Week – NAI Events

baw-undated-dabi
6th January 2017

Registration now open for NAI events for National Brain Awareness Week 2017 National Brain Awareness Week takes place each March to raise awareness of the impact of living with a neurological condition Registration is now open for events organised by the Neurological Alliance of Ireland, the national umbrella representing over thirty organisations working with people with neurological conditions and their families To find out more visit... [read more]


NUI Maynooth seeks participants

university
5th December 2016

We have been approached by Dr. Deirdre Desmond from the Department of Psychology, Maynooth University, looking for our members input on 2 projects her final year psychology students are undertaking The first study aims to examine the ways in which people manage and react to their headache conditions.  The survey asks about your beliefs about headache development and progression and about strategies you use to prevent and manage your... [read more]


Migraine Book

migraine-book-cover
17th November 2016

Our book, Migraine Not Just Another Headache, is now available to buy from local bookshops and from our website.  Written by experts, this book describes the role of the GP, nurse, pharmacist, pediatrician, physiotherapist and psychologist in the treatment of migraine. It advises about the management of migraine in the home, at school, in the sports centre and workplace. It gives crucial information from neurology and from specialist... [read more]


New HSE toolkit on the use of sodium valproate (Epilim)

Migraine
11th October 2016

The HSE has published a new toolkit on the drug sodium valproate (Epilim) for patients and prescribers. The Valproate toolkit was produced by the National Clinical Programmes for Epilepsy, Mental Health and Medicines Management in consultation with the HPRA and patient groups. It aims to reinforce the safety message for healthcare professionals and patients that valproate is not prescribed for girls or women of child-bearing age unless... [read more]


Archive for the ‘Latest News’

Migraine Clinic Beaumont: Survey Update

beaumont-hospital-big
24th January 2017

Thank you very much to everyone who took the Survey on their experiences of the Migraine Clinic in Beaumont Hospital. This survey is now closed - UPDATE MAI has been made aware that intensive discussions are taking place to address the issues of the migraine headache service within Beaumont and it is expected that a migraine clinic will resume within the next few weeks. We will keep people informed of developments and assure people that MAI... [read more]


Brain Awareness Week – NAI Events

baw-undated-dabi
6th January 2017

Registration now open for NAI events for National Brain Awareness Week 2017 National Brain Awareness Week takes place each March to raise awareness of the impact of living with a neurological condition Registration is now open for events organised by the Neurological Alliance of Ireland, the national umbrella representing over thirty organisations working with people with neurological conditions and their families To find out more visit... [read more]


NUI Maynooth seeks participants

university
5th December 2016

We have been approached by Dr. Deirdre Desmond from the Department of Psychology, Maynooth University, looking for our members input on 2 projects her final year psychology students are undertaking The first study aims to examine the ways in which people manage and react to their headache conditions.  The survey asks about your beliefs about headache development and progression and about strategies you use to prevent and manage your... [read more]


Migraine Book

migraine-book-cover
17th November 2016

Our book, Migraine Not Just Another Headache, is now available to buy from local bookshops and from our website.  Written by experts, this book describes the role of the GP, nurse, pharmacist, pediatrician, physiotherapist and psychologist in the treatment of migraine. It advises about the management of migraine in the home, at school, in the sports centre and workplace. It gives crucial information from neurology and from specialist... [read more]


New HSE toolkit on the use of sodium valproate (Epilim)

Migraine
11th October 2016

The HSE has published a new toolkit on the drug sodium valproate (Epilim) for patients and prescribers. The Valproate toolkit was produced by the National Clinical Programmes for Epilepsy, Mental Health and Medicines Management in consultation with the HPRA and patient groups. It aims to reinforce the safety message for healthcare professionals and patients that valproate is not prescribed for girls or women of child-bearing age unless... [read more]