Parkinson's and you: a guide for general practice
A free presentation on the challenges of Parkinson's for the general practice team
I would happily recommend your talk to other doctors.
30 minutes to an hour - so that it can be incorporated into a
practice team meeting
Who the session is for
General practice teams, medical centres
The session would be of benefit to the whole practice team,
including GPs, practice nurses, practice managers and other team
members, or to the clinical team.
Dates and locations
We will arrange a suitable day and time with you and deliver the
presentation solely for your practice team at your venue.
Find out about education
and training in your area for details of your nearest education
and training officer.
- A brief overview of Parkinson's, including symptoms at diagnosis
- The importance of the NICE guideline on referral to Parkinson's
specialists and therapists
- A particular focus on the range of non-motor symptoms that have a major impact on
quality of life, including pain, communication difficulties, sleep
challenges and mental health issues
- Case studies featuring impulsive and
compulsive behaviour, such as pathological gambling,
hypersexuality and compulsive eating, as side effects of certain
Parkinson's drug treatments
- How Parkinson's UK can support patients and healthcare
We will also give your practice a range of factsheets and
booklets, including a free copy of our Professional's guide to
Written by leading experts in the relevant fields, this booklet
includes sections for GPs, nurses, dietitians and much more.
This seminar is free of charge for general
practices, because of our commitment to deliver education to health
professionals across the UK.
Arrange a session or discuss your requirements
Contact your nearest education and training officer: Education and training in your