There are approximately 10 million people in the UK with a neurological condition
Of this 10 million, 8 million are affected by their neurological condition but are able to manage their lives on a daily basis
It is estimated that more than 7,000 people in Milton Keynes are living with a neurological condition
10% of visits to Accident and Emergency are for a neurological problem
19% of hospital admissions are for a neurological condition requiring treatment from a neurologist or neurosurgeon
There are over 100 different neurological conditions including Multiple Sclerosis; Parkinson’s disease; Epilepsy; Dementia; Cerebral Palsy and Stroke.
There are approximately 10 million people in the UK with a neurological condition. Of this 10 million:
- An estimated 350,000 people with a neurological condition in the UK require help with their daily living activities
- Over 1m are disabled by their neurological condition
- 8m are affected by their neurological condition but are able to manage their lives on a daily basis
Each year in the UK:
- 600,000 people are newly diagnosed with a neurological condition
- 10% of visits to Accident and Emergency are for a neurological problem
- 17% GP consultations are for neurological symptoms
- 19% of hospital admissions are for a neurological condition requiring treatment from a neurologist or neurosurgeon
- 200,000 children have an acquired brain injury
There are a range of over 100 different neurological conditions including Multiple Sclerosis; Motor Neurone Disease; Acquired Brain Injury (ABI); Parkinson’s disease; Epilepsy; Dementia; Cerebral Palsy; Myalgic encephalopathy/Chronic fatigue syndrome and Stroke.
It is estimated that more than 7,000 people in Milton Keynes are living with a neurological condition. This is expected to increase to more than 8,000 by 2026.
A range of services are commissioned regionally and locally for people with neurological conditions. These include:
- Specialist Neurological services delivered by Oxford Centre for Enablement
- Milton Keynes Neurological Rehabilitation Service delivered by Central and North West London (CNWL) Community Services
- Clinical Specialist services for neurological conditions – delivered by CNWL
- Residential Acquired Brain Injury services from The Brain Injuries Rehabilitation Trust
- Hyper acute stroke services from Luton & Dunstable Hospital
- Acute Stroke Care – Milton Keynes Hospital
- Early Stroke Rehabilitation Team delivered by CNWL
- Adult Social Care services to support people at home
- Specialist local provision at Grafton Manor; Oakleaf Care and St Andrew’s Hospital, delivered on an individual commissioned basis for people with ABI
- Community equipment services to help support people to live independently in the community
What are the top five issues/priorities from the needs assessment or analysis and what are we going to do as a result?
The priorities for neurological conditions in Milton Keynes are:
- To develop the commissioning strategy to provide a framework and action plan to improve co-ordination between local services
- To complete the review of stroke services and commission accordingly an outcomes-based service that meets the needs of people who have had a stroke
- To maximise opportunities for the use of assistive technology
Further detail about 2016/17 JSNA Neurological Condition can be accessed in 2016/17 JSNA Neurological Conditions.
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