Primary care and Community Neurology Society, Community Therapists Network
Dr Neil Bindemann trained in Immunology (BSc) and Neurobiology (PhD) and has a keen interest in the developing science of psychoneuroimmunology, especially in relation to the impact of trauma. Neil has been involved in stimulating and running various health professional education initiatives the Primary care and Community Neurology Society (P-CNS). Then in 2015, after a period of disturbing neurological symptoms, Neil was diagnosed with a rare brain tumour, pineocytoma. Since the neurosurgery, Neil has taken his experience to add fuel to his passion for supporting patient-professional communication/relationships to ultimately support quality of life and mental health. He has participated in the International Brain Tumour Associations Patient Advocacy World Summit in the US at the NIH, Bethesda and contributed in his professional capacity as Exec Director of the P-CNS and Community Therapists Network and as a person living through a brain tumour experience, to the NHS Elective Care (Neurosurgery Pathway), Transformation Programme.