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Shape of Training: response received from Chair of UK Shape of Training Steering Group.

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ABN Annual Meeting 3-5 May 2017- Registration deadline: 17th April 2017

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History

1932 The Association of British Neurologists founded at a meeting held in the house of Dr Gordon Holmes at 9 Wimpole Street, London on July 28th 1932. At this meeting there were present: W J Adie, E Bramwell, E F Buzzard, H Cohen, J S Collier, D E Core, A Feiling, R G Gordon, J G Greenfield, G Hall, W Harris, W Johnson, F J Nattrass, C Worster-Drought, S A Kinnier Wilson and G Holmes.
1933 First Scientific Meeting of the Association held in the Medical Society, London, in 1933; at this time there were 51 Ordinary Members.
1937 Overseas Membership introduced to accommodate members of the Association who had taken up appointments abroad.
1940-44 No scientific meetings held during war years.
1950 Introduction of biannual scientific meetings usually one in London and one elsewhere in the United Kingdom.
1955 Introduction of Honorary Foreign membership. Honorary Membership had been established from the start of the Association's existence.
1957 Introduction of Senior membership for all Ordinary Members who had retired or attained the age of 65 years.
1967 By the mid 1960s the Association had 125 Ordinary Members and the criteria for membership were rationalised to include all consultant neurologists practising in the United Kingdom.
1972 Associate Membership introduced to allow senior registrars in neurology full access to meetings.
1984 The Services Subcommittee was constituted to advise the Association, through Council, on all matters relating to standards of neurological care and  the staffing, organisation and distribution of neurological services in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
1987 Registrars in neurology who had presented a paper to the Association became eligible for Associate membership.
1993 Training and Education Subcommittee constituted to advise the Association, through Council, on all matters relating to undergraduate education, postgraduate training, and continuing professional development in neurology and to liaise on relevant issues with appropriate British, Irish and European organisations.
1999 Clinical Research and Academic Committee constituted to advise the Association, through Council, on all issues relating to research and academic matters.

The Association of British Neurologists today has over 1400 members

News

Shape of Training: response received from Chair of UK Shape of Training Steering Group.

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Events

ABN Annual Meeting 3-5 May 2017- Registration deadline: 17th April 2017

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