BANN provides a voice for neuroscience nurses working within varying clinical and community settings. Our three main aims are to promote the highest standards of care within the
speciality, to encourage and give the opportunity for exchange of ideas in this country and abroad and to encourage interest and awareness of the special needs of neuroscience patients.

Our Mission

The mission of BANN is to support and enhance the development of competence in neuroscience nursing by improving the exchange of ideas and knowledge between Neuroscience Nurses in the United Kingdom and across the globe. Additionally, BANN’s mission is to encourage research in the field of neuroscience nursing.

Our Vision

The vision of BANN is to be a leading authority, to inspire passion in nurses to create a future for the speciality. Optimal patient outcomes require nursing to be pivotal in the delivery of a comprehensive framework for neuroscience care with the value of the nursing contribution to the multi-disciplinary aspects of neuroscience care acknowledged as central in healthcare provision.


BANN Autumn Conference 2024

4th and 5th October 2024

Hosted by the Neuroscience Unit at Newcastle upon Tyne Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and in Collaboration with Northumbria University

 Venue: Copthorne Hotel, The Close, Quayside, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE13R


The DAISY Award for International Neuroscience Nurse Leadership

In partnership with the WFNN

Nominations are open as of January 15th, 2024 through April 30th, 2024.

DAISY Award in Partnership with BANN

The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Neuroscience Nurse

Nominations open 15th March 2024 closing date 22nd August 2024

Professional Partners