News & Events

Forthcoming Events:

The 3rd International Conference on Functional (Psychogenic) Neurological Disorders will take place on September 6-8, 2017, in Edinburgh, Scotland.

This three-day conference will cover all functional disorders in neurology, including:

  • Functional movement disorders, non-epileptic seizures, functional speech/visual/cognitive/dizziness
  • Aetiology and mechanism including neurophysiology/fMRI
  • Treatment, ethics and controversies
  • Multidisciplinary faculty and attendees

See www.fnd2017.org for further details.


FND Action News:
June 2017
We were delighted to announce membership to the Neurological Alliance as a National Organisation, and now be part of the only collective voice of organisations working together to make life better for millions of people in England with a neurological condition.

May 2017
We welcomed our new Medical Advisory Board. The Board has been established to support all the work of our charity, made up of leading specialists, researchers and healthcare professionals who dedicate their time and expertise to improve the lives of people who are diagnosed with Functional Neurological Disorders. We look forward to working further with the Board.

April 2017
We launched a new Facebook peer support page, as an additional space for men diagnosed with a Functional Neurological Disorder and/or Non Epileptic Attack Disorder, and for men who care for someone diagnosed. See our Facebook Support groups page for other groups we have available, and details of other groups that may be set up in your area.

March 2017
MARCH 25TH FND AWARENESS DAY UK – People across the whole of the UK joined us to spread much needed awareness of FND & NEAD. We interviewed 2 leading specialists, ran an awareness campaign, shared stories and articles .. and more. CLICK HERE for more details on what took place on and around the day, and FND Action’s press release can be seen on Pressat.

January 2017
We launched a new Facebook peer support page, for carers and family members who support and/or care for someone diagnosed with a Functional Neurological Disorder and/or Non Epileptic Attack Disorder. See our Facebook Support groups page for other groups we have available, and details of other groups that may be set up in your area.

December 2016
We were delighted to be given the opportunity to become part of Medway Neurological Network and work along side amazing worthwhile charities, to come together and be one voice for all those affected by Neurological conditions in the area and beyond. We look forward to working with the network and will keep you updated on our future work.

October 2016
We became the first registered charity in the UK to advocate for the FND & NEAD cause, and support those who have been diagnosed. Charity registered in England and Wales whilst advocated across the UK.

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