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National Framework for Model of Care in Neurology

(Published on  UCD School of Medicine Website) A new model of care for neurological services in Ireland developed by Prof Tim Lynch (consultant neurologist and UCD Full Clinical Professor) was launched by HSE Director General, Mr Tony O’Brien at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital. Mr O’Brien was joined by Dr Aine Carroll, HSE National Director for Clinical Programs, a number of patients, past and present, who have suffered from neurological conditions.
The publication of a new “Model of Care for the National Clinical Programme of Neurology” was developed by Prof Tim Lynch who is Clinical Lead in the National Clinical Programme for Neurology and aims to define the future set up of acute and chronic neurological services in Ireland. It aims to have such services delivered in an efficient, equitable and cost effective manner by supported, skilled, professionals working in a multidisciplinary manner using a person-centred approach to care.

Read the full article  ‘Mater Neurologist Develops National Framework for Model of Care in Neurology’  at this link on the ucd.ie/medicine website.

You can also read more by downloading below a copy of an article by Maureen Browne in the Clinical Care Journal in which she discusses with Prof. Tim Lynch (in his role as National Clinical Lead of the National Clinical Programme for Neurology) the challenges that face the treatment of neurological disease in Ireland.

Clinical Care Journal – Neurological Disease in Ireland.