Programme 2015

We have agreed out meeting dates for 2015. All meetings are open and include a speaker on an issue important to people with neurological conditions.  The committee meet at 10.30 am followed by the speaker at 11.30 am

Visitors are welcomed – please complete the form below if you would like to attend and you are not already on our mailing list.

February 12th 10.30 am – 1 pm

Voreda House, Portland Place, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 7BF in the Board Room Courtesy of the Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.   Presentation by Dr Tim Williams Med.Sci., MBBS., PhD., FRCP Consultant Neurologist speaking about the Newcastle MND Care Centre, together with Hannah Powell, Joanne Levey and care centre members.

All welcome but please contact to confirm or ring 07977934337

Thursday March 12th        

Alliance Committee – annual review and plan for the coming year.  


 St Mary’s Hospice Ulverston, 10.30 committee meeting, followed at 11.30 presentation by Graham Bickerstaff new Epilepsy specialist nurse with the Cumbria Partnership Trust.  All welcome

Thursday May 14th Committee meeting 10.30 am followed by presentation from Katherine French Parkinson’s UK on the national Excellence Programme at Jubilee House, Eamont Bridge Penrith

Chance for Life dinner Wednesday June 24th   followed by Conference on Thursday June 25th

Thursday July 9th Committee meeting 10.30 am followed by Judith Wilkinson on the introduction of the new Benefits system at Carlisle Fire Station.


Thursday Sept 10th Committee meeting 10.30 am followed by Angela Hobson North West Regional Manager Epilepsy Society speaking about her role in Cumbria

Meeting now Thursday 15th October 2015 at 10.30 CancerCare Kendal

Tim Evans Associate Director of Operations, Specialist Services Care Group, and Elspeth Desert Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Director both from Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust will present feedback from the recent scoping and mapping of services within Cumbria for patients with neurological difficulties.  This is an open meeting so please encourage members to attend.  It is vitally important that your comments are considered to enable the best possible service to be given to Cumbrian residents.

Thursday November 12th Committee meeting 10.30 am followed at 11 am by Dr Vincent Foxworthy Headway North Cumbria speaking at A Chance for Life, Penrith on acquired brain injury.

Friday December 11th     Please note the day

Committee meeting 10.30 am followed at 11.30 by Wiltshire Farm Foods giving a presentation with items to try on the special diets they prepare at Penrith Hub.



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