Societies and Associations
- The Brain and Spine Foundation - http://www.brainandspine.org.uk/
The foundation provides a wide range of information and services for patients, carers and health professionals including information leaflets and a helpline.
- BASIC (Brain And Spinal Injury Centre) - http://www.basiccharity.org.uk/
BASIC is a specialist resource for people and their families in crisis following a traumatic brain injury or neurological diagnosis. It provides a confidential national helpline.
- Neurological Alliance - http://www.neural.org.uk/
The Neurological Alliance is a wide range of neurological charities which have come together to make life better for people in the UK with a neurological condition. It provides advice and information to individuals about services or specific neurological conditions.
- British Association of Critical Care Nurses - http://www.baccn.org.uk/
BACCN is one of the leading Organisations in critical care nursing and supports personal and professional development and promote the art and science of critical care nursing. The 15 BACCN regions span Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The association publishes its peer-reviewed journal Nursing in Critical Care bi-monthly.
- British Neuroscience Association - http://www.bna.org.uk/index.html
Multidisciplinary association dedicated to providing information to all those interested in neurosciences and related disciplines by means of lectures, discussions, meetings and reports.
- The Society of British of Neurosurgeons - http://www.sbns.org.uk/
The Society supports the study and advancement of neurosurgery. This is achieved through the scientific meetings of the Society, through publications arising from deliberations about aspects of neurosurgical practice and delivery of neurosurgical services, through fostering professional relationships amongst neurosurgeons and through the engagement with the public and other bodies involved in the provision of care to patients requiring neurosurgery.
- Paediatric clinical practice benchmarking group
The sub groups that continue under the North West Clinical Practice Benchmarking Group umbrella are Paediatric Care, Play provision/therapy and Neonatal Care.
- Tracheostomy UK - http://www.tracheostomy-uk.com
Tracheostomy UK Association website. An association whose aims is to provide a central UK source for all details relating to tracheostomy, procedure and care. The association has tow sub groups: Research sub-group and Education sub-group.