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Members’ obituaries

Judith Veronica Withers (nee Charles) 1947 – 2020 Judy Withers aged 72, peacefully passed away in Sobell House Hospice, Oxford, on the 4th of June 2020 the day before her 73rd birthday. Judy was born and raised in St John on the beautiful island of Antigua; one of several children, and grew up in a […]

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Benchmarks The group is committed to establishing areas for improving neuroscience practice through searching for the best evidence and developing policies and guidelines.  Each benchmark consists of four areas; policies, documentation, staff education and patient information.   The Neuroscience Benchmarks provide  “Best Practice Guidelines” and service delivery.  Benchmarking is a structured process that links theory to practice.

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The groups aims and vision To provide an active network to share knowledge and expertise in order to share and help shape the future of Neuroscience Nursing by developing best practice guidelines. The network aims to: This group was established in the 1990’s as a result of growing concerns over inconsistencies in practices, acknowledging that

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About NNBG The National Neuroscience Benchmarking Group (NNBG) is a dedicated national group of professionals, both clinical and academic. The group aims is to produce, implement and monitor Neuroscience Best Practice Guidelines that supports Neurosciences nurses in the development and delivery of practice in order to improve patient services, and the advancement of knowledge and

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BANN Awards

BANN Awards The purpose of BANN’s awards is to recognize individual and team contributions to the fulfilment of BANN’s mission and strategy. The following Awards will be awarded to qualified applicants at the annual conference sponsored by Integra. Descriptor for Best Oral Paper Presentation Award Descriptor for the Best Poster Presentation Award Past BANN Awards 2023 Best

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Honorary Membership

Honorary Membership Honorary membership is conferred on individuals by the BANN committee. This is on retirement/stepping down from work/BANN. This is conferred on individuals who have had a significant impact on Neurosciences during their working life. They may or may not have held an executive board position. The membership is free (P) indicates Past President

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BANN Local Representatives

BANN Local Representatives England Sahlee DacumosJohn Radcliffe Hospital OxfordWoodstock RoadJohn Radcliffe HospitalOxford OX3 Stacey DukeAddenbrookesCambridge University HospitalsHills RoadCambridge CB2 Elaine PearceQEH BirminghamUniversity Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation TrustQueen Elizabeth Hospital, Queen Elizabeth Medical Centre, EdgbastonBirmingham B15 Cath WaterhouseRoyal Hallamshire SheffieldGlossop RoadSheffield S10 Kate AdamsYork Hospital Neuroscience Dept.York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation TrustThe York Hospital, Wigginton

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Foundation & History

Foundation & History The Society was founded in 1971 at Manchester Royal Infirmary as the British Society of Neurosurgical Nurses (BSNN). In 1974 it became affiliated to the World Federation of Neurosurgical Nurses (now known as Neuroscience Nurses). It expanded in 1976 to include Neuromedical nurses and thus changed its name to the British Society

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BANN News 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 DAISY Award The DAISY Award for International Neuroscience Nurse Leadership In partnership with the WFNN Nominations are open as of

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