Parkinson's UK in Scotland
We're here for everyone affected by Parkinson's in Scotland.
Find out about support near you, who to contact, how to get involved and what the charity is doing in Scotland.
Search for support in Scotland tailored to you
We'll help you find the support you need.
From Parkinson's local advisers and our helpline, to self-management groups and Parkinson's nurses, we have the right support for you.
Find support where you are - just enter your postcode.
Local advisers in Scotland
Our team of 9 Parkinson's local advisers provide free and confidential one-to-one information and support to people with Parkinson's, their families and carers. They help people understand the impact of their condition, their rights, benefits advice and how to access local support and services.
For any questions about Parkinson's local advisers in your area contact Louise Buchanan, Service Manager on 0344 225 3728 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scotland office and donations
For all general enquiries and to send donations, please contact:
- Tel: 0344 225 3724
General enquiries: email@example.com
Fundraising enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or write to: Parkinson's UK Scotland, Suite 1-14, King James VI Business Centre, Riverview Business Park, Friarton Road, Perth PH2 8DY
Fundraise with us
If you're a local community organisation or individual interested in fundraising contact:
- Siobhan O’Hara, Regional Fundraiser - East Scotland
Tel: 0344 225 9857
- Jan Mattison, Regional Fundraiser - West Scotland
Tel: 0344 225 3781
- Denise McNiven, Scotland and Northern Ireland Fundraising Manager
Tel: 0344 225 3731
To talk about trusts and corporate fundraising contact:
- Kellie Spooner, Trusts and Corporate Fundraiser - Scotland
Tel: 0344 225 3661
Our fundraisers organise a huge range of Parkinson's UK events and activities and support individuals and community groups to raise money. Take a look at fundraising ideas and events - what could you do?
Do you have concerns about your local Parkinson's services?
If you have any concerns about Parkinson's services and support in your area, please contact:
- Chloe Macmillan, Area Development Manager (Scotland South, Central, East & West)
Tel: 0300 123 3679
- Cathy Orr, Area Development Manager (Highlands, Islands & Grampian)
Contact: Cathy Orr, Area Development Manager
Tel: 0344 225 9831
Chloe and Cathy identify the local needs of the Parkinson's community. They work with people with Parkinson's, family members, carers, volunteers and health and social care professionals to identify gaps in services.
They work closely with Mary Ellmers, our service improvement adviser.
Want to know more about our campaigns?
For any questions about our campaigning work in Scotland:
- Tanith Muller, Parliamentary and Campaigns Manager
Tel: 0344 225 3726
Tanith's role is to make sure that the voices of more than 11,000 people with Parkinson's in Scotland and their families and carers are heard in Holyrood and the Scottish Government.
Want to volunteer with us?
If you're interested in volunteering in Scotland, search our volunteer opportunities, or contact:
- Gill MacGregor, Volunteer Co-ordinator (West & South-West of Scotland)
Tel: 0344 225 9836
- Irene Mackintosh, Volunteer Co-ordinator (North and North-East of Scotland)
Tel: 07785 462 010
- Alice Hall, Volunteer Co-ordinator, East and South-East of Scotland
Tel: 0344 225 3725
Are you a health or social care professional in Scotland?
- Candice Dillen, Education Adviser
Tel: 0344 225 3701
- Search the education and training directory
As part of the UK Parkinson's Excellence Network, our education team supports and enables health and social care professionals to understand Parkinson's and continue to improve their practice.
Our service improvement advisers can provide specialist expertise to support health and social care professionals and providers to make sustainable improvements to services.
The service improvement adviser for Scotland is:
- Mary Ellmers
Tel: 0344 225 3723
Do you have a media enquiry?
For all media enquiries please contact:
- Graham Kerr, Media and Communications Officer
Tel: 07827 982 626
Visit our press page for the latest media releases from the Scotland team.
Find us on social media
You can keep up to date with what's happening across Scotland on our Facebook page.
Or, follow us and get in touch via Twitter.
To get in touch with the country director:
- Annie Macleod, Country Director - Scotland
Tel: 0344 225 9350