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NTF News July 2021

Summer is here!

Summer is finally here and it‘s time to get outdoors and enjoy yourself

August sees the launch of our virtual Summer Tea Party, where you can raise awareness of tremor and celebrate summer your way and meet others. Why not have a picnic with your friends, a BBQ with your family, or tea and scones in the park.

In addition we have more spaces available for the Royal Parks Half Marathon on Sunday 10 October. If you are interested in running, please get in touch.

Are you doing or thinking about doing a fundraising challenge for the NTF? Then let us know!
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We are pleased to confirm Coronation Street actor Rob Mallard will be joining us online at our first Young Adults with ET Meet-up on 26 June. Rob who has Essential Tremor is looking forward to sharing experiences of living with ET as a young adult.

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There are currently limited treatments for patients with ET in Scotland, with one centre in Glasgow offering Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) treatment, usually with limited availability and a long waiting list.

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Are you a teacher? A health professional? Or a researcher? Are you interested in learning more about neurological tremor and getting involved in the NTF? Then join our network for professionals.

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Thank you!

We would like to thank everyone who has donated to the NTF this month. Your contribution is much appreciated and we really value your support. The NTF relies on donations to ensure it supports people with tremor. As little as the price of a cup of coffee could make the difference to someone's life.
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Support group news round up

Jackie Farrell, Support Groups Coordinator

With the uncertainty of when face to face support groups can meet up again, why not check out the online events? There are a wide variety to choose from for all ages including events with guest speakers.

We appreciate new people may be a little apprehensive, but rest assured no one has to be interactive at meetups. We hope you will join us to meet others with tremors.
Jackie


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Online events

Please note:
We advise people to regularly check our website and public social media pages for more updates.

Young people under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Young Adults with Tremor Meet-up
26th June 2021 11:00am – 12:30pm
Are you a young adult? Maybe you are at university? Or just starting work? Then join us for our Young Adults with Tremor Meet-up.

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Introduction to Mindfulness
28th June 2021 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Have you ever wanted to find out more about Mindfulness, but not known where to start? Then we invite you to join Jackie Farrell who will explain simple ways to apply Mindfulness into your daily life.

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Age UK talk with Lesley Carter
3rd July 2021 10:30am -12:00pm
We are pleased to welcome our guest speaker Lesley Carter, Clinical Lead at Age UK. Learn about how Age UK can provide assistance for those with tremors.

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Focused Ultrasound update with James Blann from Insightec
21st July 2021 12:00pm – 1:30pm
James Blann from Insightec will be giving an update on Focused Ultrasound for NHS in England and providing an update on FUS in Scotland. 

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Children with essential tremor
14th September 2021 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Join us for our Children with Essential Tremor meet-up. Learn about the stages of school based intervention for children with additional needs. Share experiences with other parents with children with ET.

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Disclaimer: The materials contained within this newsletter are provided for general information and guidance purposes only and do not constitute advice in their own right. If you require legal or medical advice please contact a suitably qualified professional.

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